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analog computer

Definitions of analog computer
  1. noun
    a computer that represents information by variable quantities (e.g., positions or voltages)
    synonyms: analogue computer
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    types:
    differential analyzer
    an analog computer designed to solve differential equations
    slide rule, slipstick
    analog computer consisting of a handheld instrument used for rapid calculations; have been replaced by pocket calculators
    type of:
    computer, computing device, computing machine, data processor, electronic computer, information processing system
    a machine for performing calculations automatically
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