n. 1. (Computers) A personal computer; a computer{2} designed for use by one person at a time; -- contrasted with shared-time computers such as mainframes and minicomputers, which may be accessed by multiple users each operating from a different input device (in the 1990's, usually a terminal). A personal computer typically uses a microprocessor for its CPU. [Initialism]
Syn. -- personal computer, microcomputer.
[WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

2. Acronym for politically correct.. [Initialism]
Syn. -- P. C., politically correct.


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