analogue computer

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Noun1.analogue computer - a computer that represents information by variable quantities (e.g., positions or voltages)
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slide rule, slipstick - analog computer consisting of a handheld instrument used for rapid calculations; have been replaced by pocket calculators
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or like a modern analogue computer which uses mechanical parts to save tedious calculation," Price had said at the time.
The second method employs purely analogue hardware based on analogue computer design [6-9].
He produced an analogue computer for the Pathfinder Force that calculated an accurate navigation wind every minute even if one's precise location was unknown.