Definition of microcontroller in English:

microcontroller

noun

Computing
  • A control device which incorporates a microprocessor.

    • ‘The microcontroller remaps the upper range of data to the maximum digital values, thereby enhancing image brightness at the high end of the pixel value range.’
    • ‘The microcontroller assures control of switch means, such as triacs, switches and relays, and ensures that braking is effectuated regardless of the phase in the power cycle of the alternating current.’
    • ‘The right side contains the microcontrollers and electronics for thermal control and scientific data acquisition.’
    • ‘The microcontroller platform embeds a microcontroller, static RAM and a flash ROM.’
    • ‘The hardware architecture is composed of a central control computer and microcontrollers commanding the air-conditioning equipment.’

Pronunciation

microcontroller

/ˈmʌɪkrə(ʊ)kənˌtrəʊlə/