analogue computer

analogue computer
a computer that represents information by variable quantities (e.g., positions or voltages) (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑analog computer
Hyponyms: ↑differential analyzer, ↑slide rule, ↑slipstick

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variant of analog computer

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analogue computer noun
A type of computer in which continuously varying electrical currents or voltages, etc are used to represent proportionally other quantities (eg forces or speeds) in working out problems about these qualities
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Main Entry:analogue

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analogue computer,
= analog computer. (Cf.analog computer)

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