TERMIUM Plus®

The Government of Canada’s terminology and linguistic data bank.

CONTROL COMPUTER [1 record]

Record 1 2015-03-16

English

Subject field(s)
  • Computers and Calculators
DEF

A computer that controls processes by inputs and outputs of the process.

OBS

master/slave system: a two computer system in which one is the master, i.e. has control over the other, the slave.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Ordinateurs et calculateurs
DEF

Unité sur laquelle se synchronise l'unité esclave, lors du dialogue entre deux unités.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Computadoras y calculadoras
DEF

Computadora (ordenador) que se utiliza en la conducción de procedimientos, cuando el procedimiento objeto de control envía señales a la computadora de control que, a su vez, devuelve señales que regulan y dirigen el desarrollo del procedimiento.

Record saved

Copyright notice for the TERMIUM Plus® data bank

© Public Works and Government Services Canada, 2020
TERMIUM Plus®, the Government of Canada's terminology and linguistic data bank
A product of the Translation Bureau

Features

Language Portal of Canada

Access a collection of Canadian resources on all aspects of English and French, including quizzes.

Writing tools

A collection of writing tools that cover the many facets of English and French grammar, style and usage.

Glossaries and vocabularies

Access Translation Bureau glossaries and vocabularies.

Date Modified: