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main frame

[′mān ‚frām]
(computer science)
A large computer.
The part of a computer that contains the central processing unit, main storage, and associated control circuitry. Also known as frame.
(electricity)
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Called the Side Excavator Kit and mounted on a CAT 325 LN Model excavator, it basically consists of a main frame that is installed in place of the original arm, using the same pins.
Repeat the steps in Photos 6-8 to complete the main frame (Photo 10).
Essentially a burglar-proof window frame, the Xscape window fits into the main frame attached with top hinges that allow the escape window to open upwards and offering an escape route.
There are six signal module slots in the main frame with an optional extension to 12, providing up to 72 synchronously sampled channels per system.
Time charts, work orders and invoicing can be channeled through the main frame via the digital communicator.
Standard features include belt limit switches, four second emergency stop switches, motorized thickness adjustment, thickness adjustment with direct numerical readout, air tensioning of the abrasive belt, Posi-Trak abrasive belt tracking, disc brakes, adjustable spindle speed of 50-200 rpm (reversible), Flux Vector feed speed (variable), contact roll on slide for easy removal, heavy fabricated steel main frame, centralized control panel, easy access service ports, quick release outboard support, load meter on main motor, enclosed sanding head for safety, integral dust collection system, feed speed indicator, parts counter and PLC controlled input.
Luann Conant, 2225 Parkside Lane, Eugene, formerly doing business as Main Frame, filed Chapter 7 personal bankruptcy.
Years ago GSA sued Burroughs over an IT contract because the firm had offered free hours on a main frame in a bid which was a winner.
Made of stainless steel, the fixed table of the Robofil 240 rests directly on a rhenocast main frame and therefore readily supports heavy loads.
February's winning river and lake catches will net Quo carp rods and Mustang pike rods and four tackle carryalls will be shared by readers who miss the main frame but deserve a dip in our prize pool.
The only fitting required on my gun was some minor filing and stoning of the flat surfaces of the grip frame to blend smoothly with the main frame.