digital computer


noun

a computer that processes information in digital form.

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Origin of digital computer

First recorded in 1940–45
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British Dictionary definitions for digital computer

digital computer

noun

an electronic computer in which the input is discrete rather than continuous, consisting of combinations of numbers, letters, and other characters written in an appropriate programming language and represented internally in binary notationCompare analog computer
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