computer science

noun
Updated on: 14 Nov 2017

Definition of computer science

: a branch of science that deals with the theory of computation or the design of computers

Examples of computer science in a Sentence

  1. She has a degree in computer science.

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First Known Use of computer science

1961


COMPUTER SCIENCE Defined for English Language Learners

computer science

noun

Definition of computer science for English Language Learners

  • : the study of computers and their uses


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