analogue computer


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Related to analogue computer: digital computer, Hybrid 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slide rule, slipstick - analog computer consisting of a handheld instrument used for rapid calculations; have been replaced by pocket calculators
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According to Meko, the introduction of digital visual interface (DVI) technology by Intel in February 1999 was a milestone in the development of new display technologies because its use avoids the drop in image quality often seen when connecting an analogue computer to an analogue/digital display.