Meaning of computer

com•put•er

Pronunciation: (kum-py'tur), [key]
— n.
  1. an electronic device designed to accept data, perform prescribed mathematical and logical operations at high speed, and display the results of these operations. Cf. analog computer, digital computer.
  2. a person who computes; computist.
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