Meaning of COMPUTER in English


/ kəmˈpjuːtə(r); NAmE / noun

an electronic machine that can store, organize and find information, do calculations and control other machines :

a personal computer

Our sales information is processed by computer.

a computer program

computer software / hardware / graphics

a computer error

computer-aided design

—see also desktop computer , microcomputer , personal computer , supercomputer

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.