from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A computer in which numerical data are represented by measurable physical variables, such as electrical voltage.
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- n. A computer (mechanical, electrical or other) that processes using continuously varying signals rather than digital, quantized, values.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a computer that represents information by continuously variable quantities (e.g., positions or voltages).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a computer that represents information by variable quantities (e.g., positions or voltages)
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In 1952, the NACA convinced the air force to buy an analog computer known as GEDA Goodyear Electronic Differential Analyzer.