numerical control


Definition of numerical control

: automatic control (as of a machine tool) by a digital computer

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numerically controlled adjective

First Known Use of numerical control

1952, in the meaning defined above

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“Numerical control.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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