digital computer

noun
Updated on: 20 Jan 2018

Definition of digital computer

: a computer that operates with numbers expressed directly as digits — compare analog computer, hybrid computer

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First Known Use of digital computer

1946


DIGITAL COMPUTER Defined for English Language Learners

digital computer

noun

Definition of digital computer for English Language Learners

  • : a computer that works with numbers that are represented by the digits 0 and 1


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