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The hope is that a curious or gullible employee will insert the infected device into their computer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They were told to reinforce their computer systems. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The new computer system is better able to reconcile tax due with that actually paid. Computing (2010)He said staff could not access their computer systems to see which passengers had gone through security. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Perhaps it explains his distaste for electric cars - basically computers on wheels. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Cameras under the windows capture video and photos of people as they approach and these are compared with images stored on its computer. The Sun (2016)A database does the same thing with information that people have stored on a computer or the internet. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was also the first economics institute to make wide use of a large computer. Inside Perestroika: The Future of the Soviet Economy (1990)What specific objectives would you set for a computer system? Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)Your car uses computer equipment to control the flow of electricity through the vehicle. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This information will be stored on its computer system. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You probably have software made by the company protecting your computer from digital attack. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They are taking cues from electronic gadgets and computer games. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The wealth of information is stored on computers dotted about the car. Times, Sunday Times (2015)American officials have reportedly come away with a large number of computer drives. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The crooks access car computers remotely to trick them into unlocking doors. The Sun (2014)It could involve improving internal business systems rather than simply installing a new computer system. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Teesside has made subjects such as computer games and digital media its own. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Now he is working on computer devices using ion currents. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The first electronic computers were a replacement for female computers. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Its data centres house computer systems and store information for other businesses. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Persons who give computer equipment to an elementary or secondary school are eligible for a special tax deduction. Christianity Today (2000)The combined capacity of networks of computers seemed more important than the centralised power of the largest computers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Second, computers are tireless machines with near limitless capacity for handling information. The Descent of Mind - the how and why of intelligence (1990)Their computer recognises the binary thoughts and sends them to the second person 's computer. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You can also learn new skills fast - especially when computers or cars are involved. The Sun (2008)Products range from large household electricals such as fridges and washing machines to laptop computers and MP3 players. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I had to get the computers set up. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Under many schemes employees would own the computers after a set number of payments, effectively buying a computer at a reduced price. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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British English: computer /kəmˈpjuːtə/ NOUN
A computer is an electronic machine which makes quick calculations and deals with large amounts of information.
The data are then fed into a computer.
- American English: computer
- Arabic: كمبيوتر
- Brazilian Portuguese: computador
- Chinese: 计算机
- Croatian: računalo
- Czech: počítač
- Danish: computer
- Dutch: computer
- European Spanish: ordenador
- Finnish: tietokone
- French: ordinateur
- German: Computer
- Greek: υπολογιστής
- Italian: computer
- Japanese: コンピューター
- Korean: 컴퓨터
- Norwegian: datamaskin
- Polish: komputer
- European Portuguese: computador
- Romanian: calculator
- Russian: компьютер
- Spanish: computadora
- Swedish: dator
- Thai: เครื่องคอมพิวเตอร์
- Turkish: bilgisayar
- Ukrainian: комп'ютер
- Vietnamese: máy tính vi tính
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