supercomputer

noun su·per·com·put·er \ -kəm-ˌpyü-tər \

Definition of supercomputer

:a large very fast mainframe used especially for scientific computations

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First Known Use of supercomputer

1949


SUPERCOMPUTER Defined for English Language Learners

supercomputer

noun

Definition of supercomputer for English Language Learners

  • : a large and very fast computer


SUPERCOMPUTER Defined for Kids

supercomputer

noun su·per·com·put·er \ ˈsü-pər-kəm-ˌpyü-tər \

Definition of supercomputer for Students

:a large very fast computer used especially for scientific computations


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