Try Our Apps


Is irregardless a word?


acronym from "electronic numeral integrator and computer," device built 1946 at University of Pennsylvania by John W. Mauchly Jr., J. Presper Eckert Jr., and J.G. Brainerd. It cost $400,000, used 18,000 radio tubes, and was housed in a 30-foot-by-50-foot room.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for eniac
Contemporary Examples
eniac in Technology
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
Cite This Source
Related Abbreviations for eniac


Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for eniac

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for eniac