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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Babbage, Charles 1792-1871. British mathematician and inventor of an analytical machine based on principles similar to those used in modern computers.

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Examples

  • I finally got bored with the whole "mad scientist" thing, so, in Babbage, Nareth Nishi will be replaced by my new alt (created just last night), Scheherazade Muramabhad.

    "I have an angry libido."

  • The response to Babbage is that the divine programmer might have instead been a divine program, and nobody would ever be able to tell the difference.

    Aiguy's Computer

  • Yes, but the response to Babbage is that the divine programmer might have instead been a divine program, and nobody would ever be able to tell the difference.

    Aiguy's Computer

  • New Babbage is Second Life's magnificent steampunk city, "bringing together the combined interests of Steampunks from around the world to a place they can roleplay and be creative."

    Boing Boing

  • Being new to the era, living in Babbage while waiting for Caledon, I too have struggled with the question.

    WHEN is Caledon?

  • Lovelace, a contemporary of theinventor Charles Babbage, is often credited as being the world’s firstcomputer programmer!

    2009 March | BrainPOP Educators

  • She is often called "the first computer programmer" because she wrote the symbolic codes that would drive the operations of Charles' Babbage's analytical engine also known as the difference engine before it was even built.

    Ada Lovelace and the Difference Engine

  • 'Babbage's dispute with the band soon collected a small crowd, eager to witness the fun.

    The Romance of a Pro-Consul

  • It is clear that I am dissatisfied with my 'Babbage' representation and with good reason.

    Codex - Recent changes [en]

  • She was a contemporary of Charles Babbage, who is generally [...]

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