An electronic device which is capable of receiving information (data) in a particular form and of performing a sequence of operations in accordance with a predetermined but variable set of procedural instructions (program) to produce a result in the form of information or signals
The era marked by the development and (widespread) use of computers.
(With the) the (skilled) use of computers.
= computer nerd.
A computer enthusiast or expert.
A person who pursues an (obsessive) interest in, or is extremely knowledgeable about, computers, and is often regarded as lacking other interests or knowledge, boringly studious, socially inept, etc.
A computer which is capable of interpreting handwritten script and is controlled by an electronic pen.
A game played using a computer, typically a video game
A computer intended for use in the home
An electronic odometer, typically with extra capabilities such as the ability to calculate fuel consumption
Crime involving illegal access to or manipulation of electronic data; an instance of this.
Fraud perpetrated using a computer; an instance of this.
Fear or mistrust of computer technology; an aversion to using computers, especially apprehension or reluctance among novice users.
Having a thorough practical knowledge of computers.
Completed partially or entirely by using a computer
The use of computer databases to identify potentially compatible partners for people
A representation of a system or process created on a computer, to assist calculations and predictions
A computer that uses neural networks
A computer which operates by the manipulation of continuously variable physical quantities (as voltage, spatial position, or time) which are analogues of the quantities being computed; contrasted with digital computer.
A person who commits a computer crime.
A visual image produced or modified by means of a computer, or generated as part of a computer program (usually in plural). Also (in plural with singular concord): the use of computers to generate and manipulate visual images.
Of or relating to computer graphics; created by or involving computer graphics.
The physical components of a computer or computer system, including peripheral devices such as monitors and printers.
Language, or a particular language, used in communicating with or programming computers.
To process (data, images, etc.) with a computer; to alter or generate using a computer.
The calculation of the ranking of a player or team relative to others using a computer; a ranking assigned in this way.
An expert or specialist in computer science; a student of computer science.
The use of networked computers in stock market trading.
A computer which operates on data in digital form; contrasted with analogue computer.
A computer used on a network system; especially (a standard specification for) a low-cost computer designed chiefly to provide network access, and featuring a graphical interface based on World Wide Web standards; abbreviated NC.
Suitable for use with computers; compatible with computers
(Of a person) having sufficient knowledge and skill to be able to use computers; familiar with the operation of computers
The study of the principles and use of computers
A computer designed for use by one person at a time
A computer which makes use of the quantum states of subatomic particles to store information
Not computer-literate; compare computer-literate noun.
= computer porn.
The action of processing data, images, etc., by computer.
A computer operated electronically; = computer.
The use of computer and telecommunications technology to hold discussions between people operating computers in separate locations
A person who writes computer programs
A (hypothetical) computer based on circuits and components formed from biological molecules or structures
A computer which stores a website or other data that can be accessed over the Internet or which provides other services to a network
A computer of medium power, more than a microcomputer but less than a mainframe
A device which combines the capabilities of a computer with those of a television and a telephone, particularly for multimedia applications