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Definition of Computer by Merriam-Webster

com·​put·​er | kəm-ˈpyü-tər How to pronounce computer (audio)
: one that computes specifically : a programmable usually electronic device that can store, retrieve, and process data using a computer to design 3-D models

Other Words from computer

computerdom kəm-​ˈpyü-​tər-​dəm How to pronounce computerdom (audio) noun
computerless kəm-​ˈpyü-​tər-​ləs How to pronounce computerless (audio) adjective
computerlike kəm-​ˈpyü-​tər-​ˌlīk How to pronounce computerlike (audio) adjective

Examples of computer in a Sentence

He works all day on a computer.

Recent Examples on the Web The researchers, including co-author Vladimir Pariev, looked at a number of different computer models, testing objects as small as 164 feet across all the way up to 656 feet across, comprised of rock, ice or iron.

Fox News, “Tunguska event may have been caused by iron asteroid that went back into space, researchers say,” 2 June 2020
Though that’s still two days away, computer models are showing temperatures in the 90s and dew points in the 60s and possibly
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Definition of Gadget by Merriam-Webster

gad·​get | ˈga-jət How to pronounce gadget (audio)

: an often small mechanical or electronic device with a practical use but often thought of as a novelty

Other Words from gadget

gadgetry ˈga-​jə-​trē How to pronounce gadgetry (audio) noun
gadgety ˈga-​jə-​tē How to pronounce gadgety (audio) adjective

Examples of gadget in a Sentence

The kitchen is equipped with all the latest gadgets.

cell phones, pagers, and other gadgets

Recent Examples on the Web This new gadget may make your streaming sound a lot better.


David Rovella, Bloomberg.com, “Your Evening Briefing,” 12 May 2020
These gadgets can be costly, but compared with regular facial treatments at a medical spa or skin-care studio, shoppers might save money in the long run.


Nia Decaille, Washington Post, “In a youth-obsessed industry, Reddit provides space for beauty fans over 30. Here are their best skin-care tips.,” 6 Mar. 2020
Such a gadget would be a far
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