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Definitions of computer

  1. an expert at calculation ( or at operating calculating machines)
  2. a machine for performing calculations automatically
  3. One who computes.
  4. A calculator.
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Usage examples for computer

  1. I came upon the brave new world of computer communications and its darker side, the underground, quite by accident. – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus
  2. I had a hunch, but the computer turned it into good comparative data. – The Flying Stingaree by Harold Leland Goodwin
  3. Probably a sketch of a new computer design, Matthew concluded. – Undo-a-Novel-By-Joe-Hutsko by Hutsko, Joe
  4. You can take a Masters Degree in Business Administration while sitting in front of your computer at home. – The Online World by Odd de Presno
  5. The term " web 2. 0" was invented in 2004 by Tim O'Reilly, founder of O'Reilly Media, and a major publisher of computer books, as the title for conferences he was organizing. – Booknology: The eBook (1971-2010) by Marie Lebert
  6. I bought a computer. – Joe Burke's Last Stand by John Moncure Wetterau
  7. What kind of computer was this? – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus
  8. Even on the project, while working with his uncle, he had seen little of what went on, and hadn't really understood that, except when it produced data that he could feed into his computer. – The Sky Is Falling by Lester del Rey
  9. Full of dread, he approached the end, and the beginning, of the rainbow, where he would confront the man " Time" magazine called the " Computer Wizard." – Undo-a-Novel-By-Joe-Hutsko by Hutsko, Joe
  10. Consider a case in which you're setting up a computer for a school. – Debian GNU/Linux: Guide to Installation and Usage by John Goerzen and Ossama Othman
  11. It makes a smaller and more easily sendable computer file, unlike digitization in " image format", which produces a bulky " photo" file. – Project Gutenberg (1971-2005) by Marie Lebert
  12. The two steel cabinets which housed parts of the computer unit now appeared to be bolted to the ceiling. – Hanging by a Thread by Gordon Randall Garrett
  13. He glanced at a screen, and his fingers flashed over the keys of a computer beside his chair. – The Galaxy Primes by Edward Elmer Smith
  14. I won't keep anything on a computer that I couldn't show my mother. – An Encounter in Atlanta by Ed Howdershelt
  15. I've been thinking more and more about the feeling I get when I remember back to the first time I saw a kid use a Mate computer. – Undo-a-Novel-By-Joe-Hutsko by Hutsko, Joe
  16. I had no computer at the time and no Keplerian elements. – The Dawn of Amateur Radio in the U.K. and Greece A Personal View by Norman F. Joly
  17. William said, But what about the computer itself? – Undo-a-Novel-By-Joe-Hutsko by Hutsko, Joe
  18. He will be working with us on the computer. – O+F by John Moncure Wetterau
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