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supermini

[′sü·pər‚min·ē]
(computer science)
A large minicomputer that has sufficient capability to compete with mainframe computers.

supermini

An earlier term for a large-scale minicomputer. See minicomputer.
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CITROEN'S second generation C3 supermini has been with us since 2009, but the French brand has never stopped trying to improve it.
RENAULT'S Clio is a supermini you can't ignore in fourth generation form and has in recent times enjoyed an equipment upgrade.
Superminis from Honda, Dacia, Chevrolet, Vauxhall and Seat were the only ones to come within 15 per cent of the miles per gallon owners would expect.
The C3 is set up to come down on the side of comfort and the suspension is a little softer than on the superminis which prioritise cornering speeds over getting your eggs home in one piece.
WITH the current generation version of their Swift supermini, Suzuki have stayed true to the design principles that have long served them in the small car sector, low running costs, high quality and a spacious cabin being the highlights.
THERE'S always been something about SEAT's Ibiza supermini I've liked and it's fair to say it has enjoyed a reputation for being a car that offers a fun drive at an affordable price.
STEVE MacAulay, Arnold Clark Chrysler said: manager, is one of the franchise on the "The Ypsilon superminis increasing most stylish on Chrysler's visible market.
This is not as common as you might think in modern superminis and helps a lot when parking.
DESPITE consistently going down a storm with cash-strapped parents, driving instructors and motorists of a certain age, Nissan's Micra hasn't really broken through at the top end of the supermini sales charts.
It is reasonably economical with an average consumption of 50mpg, but no where near that of some superminis which can boast 60mpg and beyond.
The Figo is aimed at India's small car market which is anything but small; Indians buy more superminis than any other market and small cars account for 70 per cent of total sales.