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Online Computer Terms Dictionary - F

front-end processor

(FEP) 1. A small computer necessary to enable an IBM mainframe using SNA to communicate beyond the limits of the dinosaur pen.

2. A small computer controlling the screen and keyboard of a Symbolics 3600 LISP Machine.

 


Nearby terms: frogging Frolic front end front-end processor front side bus frotz frotzed
 

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