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

  • Turing, Alan Mathison 1912-1954. English mathematician whose works explored the possibility of computers and raised fundamental questions about artificial intelligence. During World War II he contributed to the allied victory by helping to decipher the German Enigma codes.

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  • proper n. Surname of Germanic origin.
  • proper n. A programming language (named after Alan Turing, British logician).

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  • n. English mathematician who conceived of the Turing machine and broke German codes during World War II (1912-1954)


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