Etymology
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microchip (n.)

in computing, "integrated circuit," 1975, from micro- + chip (n.1) in the computing sense.

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format (v.)
"arrange into a format," 1964, in reference to electronic computing, from format (n.). Related: Formatted; formatting.
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run-time (n.)

"length of time taken in a particular task," 1974, originally in computing; see run (v.) + time (n.). In computing, run (n.) "instance of execution of a program" is by 1946.

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macro (n.)
1959 in computing sense, shortened from macroinstruction.
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access (v.)
1962, originally in computing, from access (n.). Related: Accessed; accessing.
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input (n.)
1753, "a sum (of cash) put in, a sharing, contribution," from verbal phrase; see in (adv.) + put (v.). Meaning "energy supplied to a device or machine" is from 1902, later of electronic devices; computing sense of "data fed into a machine" is from 1948, though this is perhaps from the verb in the computing sense.
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interrupt (n.)
"action of interrupting," 1956, originally in computing in reference to programs, from interrupt (v.).
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backup (n.)
"a standby, a reserve," 1952; see back up (v.). Specific reference to computing is from 1965.
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sequence (v.)

"arrange in a sequence," 1954, in computing, from sequence (n.). In biochemistry by 1970. Related: Sequenced; sequencing.

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shareware (n.)

in computing, "software distributed free on a trial basis in hopes of selling it," by 1982, from share (v.) + ware (n.).

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