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computer Syllabification: com·put·er
Pronunciation: /kəmˈpyo͞odər/

Definition of computer in English:


1An electronic device for storing and processing data, typically in binary form, according to instructions given to it in a variable program.
Example sentences
  • The laws were designed to prosecute people who hack into computers and steal information.
  • Patients will receive information through their computers on how to manage their disease.
  • The updated carriages also sport power sockets for notebook computers and other devices.
personal computer, PC, laptop, netbook, ultraportable, desktop, terminal;
Internet appliance
informal puter
1.1A person who makes calculations, especially with a calculating machine.

Words that rhyme with computer

accoutre (US accouter), commuter, disputer, looter, neuter, pewter, polluter, recruiter, refuter, rooter, saluter, scooter, shooter, souter, suitor, tooter, transmuter, tutor, uprooter
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