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
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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