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computerese Syllabification: com·put·er·ese
Pronunciation: /kəmˌpyo͞odəˈrēz/

Definition of computerese in English:


1chiefly derogatory The jargon associated with computers.
Example sentences
  • Both were noted for their flying fingers and ability to digest large doses of "computerese".
  • I hooked up with Josh and some folks from the Rhode Island Science Fiction Club and chatted about local stuff and some computerese.
  • I don't try to talk legalese to them; they shouldn't try to talk computerese to me.
1.1The symbols and rules of a computer programming language.
Example sentences
  • It's the idea that computers will be able to respond to questions or commands in everyday language, not just computerese or a long series of mouse clicks.

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