Definition of computer in English:

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computer

Pronunciation: /kəmˈpjuːtə/

noun

1An 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.
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.
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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