[ soo-per-kuh m-pyoo-ter, soo-per-kuh m-pyoo-ter ]
/ ˈsu pər kəmˌpyu tər, ˌsu pər kəmˈpyu tər /
a very fast, powerful mainframe computer, used in advanced military and scientific applications.
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Example sentences from the Web for supercomputer
The quirky sci-fi thriller Transcendence finds Depp playing a scientist whose brain is downloaded onto a supercomputer.Johnny Depp and the ‘Lone Ranger’ Flop: Is His Career Doomed?|Kevin Fallon|July 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Ahalt and his peers in the supercomputer community are hoping it stays that way.The U.S. Is Busy Building Supercomputers, but Needs Someone to Run Them|Dan Lyons|December 28, 2011|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for supercomputer
/ (ˌsuːpəkəmˈpjuːtə) /
a powerful computer that can process large quantities of data of a similar type very quickly
Derived forms of supercomputersupercomputing, noun
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