supercomputer

[ soo-per-kuh m-pyoo-ter, soo-per-kuh m-pyoo-ter ]
/ ˈsu pər kəmˌpyu tər, ˌsu pər kəmˈpyu tər /

noun

a very fast, powerful mainframe computer, used in advanced military and scientific applications.

Origin of supercomputer

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supercomputer

/ (ˌsuːpəkəmˈpjuːtə) /

noun

a powerful computer that can process large quantities of data of a similar type very quickly

Derived Forms

supercomputing, noun
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