American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A device that computes, especially a programmable electronic machine that performs high-speed mathematical or logical operations or that assembles, stores, correlates, or otherwise processes information.
- n. One who computes.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who computes; a reckoner; a calculator; specifically, one whose occupation is to make arithmetical calculations for mathematicians, astronomers, geodesists, etc. Also spelled computor.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who computes.
- n. (Computers) an electronic device for performing calculations automatically. It consists of a clock to provide voltage pulses to synchronize the operations of the devices within the computer, a central processing unit, where the arithmetical and logical operations are performed on data, a random-access memory, where the programs and data are stored for rapid access, devices to input data and output results, and various other peripheral devices of widely varied function, as well as circuitry to support the main operations.
- n. (Computers) same as digital computer.
- n. an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
- n. a machine for performing calculations automatically
- From compute + -er. (Wiktionary)
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