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Turing machine

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noun Tu·ring machine \ˈtu̇r-iŋ-, ˈtyu̇r-\

Definition of Turing machine

  1. :  a hypothetical computing machine that has an unlimited amount of information storage



Origin and Etymology of turing machine

A. M. Turing †1954 English mathematician


First Known Use: 1937


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