Definition of Computing device
1. Noun. A machine for performing calculations automatically.
Examples of category: Interconnection, Console, Faceplate, Module, Plotter, Scratchpad, Expansion Slot, Slot, Throughput, Vdu, Visual Display Unit, Data Structure, Alpha Test, Beta Test, Computer Science, Computing, Data Communication, Digital Communication, Data Format, Data Formatting, Format, Formatting, Pass, Outage, Back Up, Compatible, Incompatible, Up
Specialized synonyms: Analog Computer, Analogue Computer, Digital Computer, Home Computer, Client, Guest, Node, Number Cruncher, Pari-mutuel Machine, Totalisator, Totaliser, Totalizator, Totalizer, Predictor, Host, Server, Turing Machine, Internet Site, Site, Web Site, Website
Terms within: Bus, Busbar, Cathode-ray Tube, Crt, C.p.u., Central Processing Unit, Central Processor, Cpu, Mainframe, Processor, Chip, Micro Chip, Microchip, Microprocessor Chip, Silicon Chip, Computer Accessory, Computer Circuit, Data Converter, Disk Cache, Diskette, Floppy, Floppy Disk, Computer Hardware, Hardware, Keyboard, Computer Memory, Computer Storage, Memory, Memory Board, Storage, Store, Monitor, Monitoring Device, Computer Peripheral, Peripheral, Peripheral Device
Generic synonyms: Machine
Group relationships: Platform
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
Derivative terms: Compute, Computerise, Computerise, Computerise, Computerize, Computerize, Computerize
Lexicographical Neighbors of Computing Device
Literary usage of Computing device
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Specifications, Tolerances, and Other Technical Requirements for Weighing ...edited by Henry V. Opperman, Tina G. Butcher edited by Henry V. Opperman, Tina G. Butcher (1995)
"(a) Any computing device placed into service after January 1, 1990, ... (Added 1989) (Amended 1992) (b) A computing device shall be used only for sales for ..."
2. Cryptography & Privacy Sourcebook (1996): Documents on Wiretapping edited by David Banisar (1996)
"(2) computing device. - The term "computing device" means a device that incorporates one or more microprocessor-based central processing units that are ..."
3. Beyond Computing and Connectivity: Proceedings of the 4th Annual edited by Thomas Egan (1993)
"PERSONAL In creating truly personal technology, the user's way of interacting with a computing device is just a start Simply saying "I'd like to see my ..."