Definition of Hollerith, Herman in English:

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Hollerith, Herman

Pronunciation: /ˈhōləˌriTH/
(1860–1929), US engineer. He invented a tabulating machine using punched cards for computation, an important precursor of the electronic computer, and he founded a company that later expanded to become the IBM Corporation.

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Syllabification: Hol·ler·ith, Herman

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