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MSI:see integrated circuitintegrated circuit
(IC), electronic circuit built on a semiconductor substrate, usually one of single-crystal silicon. The circuit, often called a chip, is packaged in a hermetically sealed case or a nonhermetic plastic capsule, with leads extending from it for input, output,
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magnetic source imaging medium-scale integration
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MSI(1) (MicroSoft Installer) See Windows Installer.
(2) (Medium Scale Integration) An earlier measurement of transistor density on a chip. MSI was between 100 and 3,000 transistors. See SSI, LSI, VLSI and ULSI.
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