Words nearby computer
OTHER WORDS FROM computercom·put·er·like, adjectivenon·com·put·er, adjective
British Dictionary definitions for non-computer
- a device, usually electronic, that processes data according to a set of instructions. The digital computer stores data in discrete units and performs arithmetical and logical operations at very high speed. The analog computer has no memory and is slower than the digital computer but has a continuous rather than a discrete input. The hybrid computer combines some of the advantages of digital and analog computersSee also digital computer, analog computer, hybrid computer
- (as modifier)computer technology Related prefix: cyber-
Science definitions for non-computer
Culture definitions for non-computer
An electronic device that stores and manipulates information. Unlike a calculator, it is able to store a program and retrieve information from its memory. Most computers today are digital, which means they perform operations with quantities represented electronically as digits.