Definition of Electronic computer
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 Electronic Computer
Literary usage of Electronic computer
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Small Arms, Big Impact: The Next Challenge of Disarmament by Michael Renner (1998)
"... US Campaign to Ban Landmines, "Final Declaration for the Brussels Conference on Anti- Personnel Landmines," APC electronic computer conference ..."
2. A History of the Personal Computer: The People and the Technology by Roy A. Allan (2001)
"The first electronic computer used for calculations and solving practical problems, was ENIAC (Electronic Numeric Integrator and Calculator). ..."
3. A New Guide to the Collections in the Library of the American Philosophical by J. Stephen Catlett (1987)
"... especially in relation to his work with John von Neumann; there is a 27-page manuscript of the first stored program written for the electronic computer ..."
4. A Bibliography of the Personal Computer: The Books and Periodical Articles by Roy A. Allan (2005)
"The First electronic computer. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan Press, 1989. ... From Dits To Bits: A Personal History ofthe electronic computer. ..."
5. Planetary, Lunar, and Solar Positions, 601 B.C. to A.D. 1 at Five-day and ...by Bryant Tuckerman by Bryant Tuckerman (1990)
"The major elements and framework of these sources were used, with computational procedures adapted to an electronic computer. ..."