To save this word, you’ll need to log in.
Other Words from computer
Examples of computer in a Sentence
He works all day on a computer.
Paul Myerberg, USA TODAY, “Online push-up parties, virtual tours: College football coaches get creative in spring coronavirus shutdown,” 30 Mar. 2020 Last year, the people using those phones, tablets and computers opened our stories 4.6 million times that same week.
cleveland, “The biggest numbers we’ve ever seen – Thanks for spending time with us: Letter from the Editor,” 28 Mar. 2020 Its technology will also help to power the upcoming exascale class supercomputer at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, the kind of high performance computer crucial for nuclear deterrence.
CNN, “You’ve probably never heard of her company. But its shares are up 1,300% since she took over,” 27 Mar. 2020 Workers hunched over computers elbow-to-elbow and held impromptu standup meetings while a prototype snack robot, resembling a trash can with a touchscreen, wheeled between desks delivering cans of Coca-Cola.
Will Knight, Wired, “China Goes Back to Work as the Coronavirus Rages On Elsewhere,” 27 Mar. 2020 For years, Lee, 55, has made her computer modeling program RealOpt available for free to agencies across the country.
Bill Rankin, ajc, “Acclaimed Georgia Tech professor Lee still barred from COVID-19 work,” 27 Mar. 2020 Another advantage is that members who don’t have computers can join in.
WSJ, “Real Congregations Start Embracing Virtual Worship,” 27 Mar. 2020 Trusted info within arm’s reach Users can access apps, websites and programs from their cellphones or computers to receive information about medical tests, screenings and how to make healthier choices.
Ashwini Lakshmanan, The Conversation, “Screen time that supports new parents and young kids can enhance family health,” 27 Mar. 2020 More: Police sought Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith’s cellphone, computer in raid at office
The charges come less than a month before the filing deadline for candidates who want to run for county office, except executive, this year.
Christina Hall, Detroit Free Press, “Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith gets $100K personal bond in embezzlement case,” 27 Mar. 2020
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word ‘computer.’ Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of computer
1613, in the meaning defined above
History and Etymology for computer
Learn More about computer
Cite this Entry
“Computer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/computer. Accessed 11 Apr. 2020.
More Definitions for computer
Kids Definition of computer
: an automatic electronic machine that can store and process data
Comments on computer
What made you want to look up computer? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).