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Definition 1: a machine for performing calculations automatically - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for computer in the sense of this definition

(computer is a kind of ...) any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks

(... is a kind of computer ) a hypothetical computer with an infinitely long memory tape

(... is a kind of computer ) a computer intended for use in the home

(... is a kind of computer ) a computer that represents information by numerical (binary) digits

(... is a kind of computer ) a computer connected to the internet that maintains a series of web pages on the World Wide Web

"the Israeli web site was damaged by hostile hackers"

(... is a kind of computer ) (computer science) a computer that provides client stations with access to files and printers as shared resources to a computer network

(... is a kind of computer ) a computer for controlling antiaircraft fire that computes the position of an aircraft at the instant of a shell's arrival

(... is a kind of computer ) (computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a computer network

(... is a kind of computer ) a computer capable of performing a large number of mathematical operations per second

(... is a kind of computer ) computer that registers bets and divides the total amount bet among those who won

(... is a kind of computer ) a computer that represents information by variable quantities (e.g., positions or voltages)

(computer is a part of ...) display produced by a device that takes signals and displays them on a television screen or a computer monitor

(computer is a part of ...) device consisting of a set of keys on a piano or organ or typewriter or typesetting machine or computer or the like

(computer is a part of ...) an electronic memory device

"a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached"

(computer is a part of ...) (computer science) the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system

(computer is a part of ...) a small plastic magnetic disk enclosed in a stiff envelope with a radial slit; used to store data or programs for a microcomputer

"floppy disks are noted for their relatively slow speed and small capacity and low price"

(computer is a part of ...) an electrical conductor that makes a common connection between several circuits

"the busbar in this computer can transmit data either way between any two components of the system"

(computer is a part of ...) a vacuum tube in which a hot cathode emits a beam of electrons that pass through a high voltage anode and are focused or deflected before hitting a phosphorescent screen

(computer is a part of ...) (computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing

"the CPU and the memory form the central part of a computer to which the peripherals are attached"

(computer is a part of ...) electronic equipment consisting of a small crystal of a silicon semiconductor fabricated to carry out a number of electronic functions in an integrated circuit

(computer is a part of ...) an accessory for a computer

"when you add in all the computer accessories you are going to need the computer gets pretty expensive"

(computer is a part of ...) a circuit that is part of a computer

(computer is a part of ...) converter for changing information from one code to another

(computer is a part of ...) a cache that stores copies of frequently used disk sectors in random access memory (RAM) so they can be read without accessing the slower disk

(computer is a part of ...) electronic equipment external to the circuit board that contains the CPU of a computer

"disk drives and printers are important peripherals"

(... is part of computer) the combination of a particular computer and a particular operating system

(computer is the domain which ... is member of) the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures

(computer is the domain which ... is member of) electronic transmission of information that has been encoded digitally (as for storage and processing by computers)

(computer is the domain which ... is member of) (used of computers) operating properly

"how soon will the computers be up?"

(computer is the domain which ... is member of) the organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)

(computer is the domain which ... is member of) incapable of being used with or connected to other devices or components without modification

(computer is the domain which ... is member of) the output of a computer in printed form

(computer is the domain which ... is member of) the output of a computer in readable form

(computer is the domain which ... is member of) capable of being used with or connected to other devices or components without modification

(computer is the domain which ... is member of) one complete cycle of operations (as by a computer)

"it was not possible to complete the computation in a single pass"

(computer is the domain which ... is member of) a temporary suspension of operation (as of computers)

"there will be a network outage from 8 to 10 a.m."

(computer is the domain which ... is member of) make a copy of (a computer file) especially for storage in another place as a security copy

"You'd better back up these files!"

(computer is the domain which ... is member of) (computer science) a second test of an experimental product (such as computer software) carried out by an outside organization

(computer is the domain which ... is member of) (computer science) the act of interconnecting (wires or computers or theories etc.)

(computer is the domain which ... is member of) a protective covering for the front of a machine or device (as a door lock or computer component)

(computer is the domain which ... is member of) computer circuit consisting of an assembly of electronic components (as of computer hardware)

(computer is the domain which ... is member of) an instrument (usually driven by a computer) for drawing graphs or pictures

(computer is the domain which ... is member of) (computer science) a high-speed internal memory used for temporary storage of preliminary information

(computer is the domain which ... is member of) (computer) a socket in a microcomputer that will accept a plug-in circuit board

"the PC had three slots for additional memory"

(computer is the domain which ... is member of) output relative to input; the amount passing through a system from input to output (especially of a computer program over a period of time)

(computer is the domain which ... is member of) (British) British term for video display

(computer is the domain which ... is member of) (computer science) the organization of data (and its storage allocations in a computer)

(computer is the domain which ... is member of) (computer science) a first test of an experimental product (such as computer software) carried out by the developer

(computer is the domain which ... is member of) a scientific instrument consisting of displays and an input device that an operator can use to monitor and control a system (especially a computer system)

Definition 2: an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for computer in the sense of this definition

(computer is a kind of ...) a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully

(... is a kind of computer ) a person who adds numbers

(... is a kind of computer ) someone able to perform complex and lengthy calculations

(... is a kind of computer ) someone versed in the collection and interpretation of numerical data (especially someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance premiums)

(... is a kind of computer ) a person who subtracts numbers

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