home computer


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to home computer: personal computer

home′ comput′er


n.
a microcomputer designed for use in the home.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.home computer - a computer intended for use in the homehome computer - a computer intended for use in the home
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations
otthoni számítógép

home computer

nhome computer m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
From the calculator, sprang the idea for creating a home computer. So Roberts and his company developed the Altair 8800, a breadbox-sized contraption that also sold in a kit and was one of the first computers designed for personal use.
But he was controversially reinstated days after the incident because he had used his family's home computer - not his school's.
Teenagers will carry mobile devices, allowing their parents to track and access them via a home computer. Wireless devices will deliver alerts, such as stock quotes and instant messages.
This typical desktop home computer product is by far the lowest cost hard disk drive on the planet.
Somehow my home computer seems a lot more intimate than my mailbox (which is the property of and protected by the USPS).
American Airlines and its regional subsidiary American Eagle have launched the new Dell notebook and desktop computers that employees can purchase through the Home Computer Programme.
All you had to do was tune in to the drama on your home computer. Those with less patience can just as easily view a video on incorporating environmentally friendly technology in the home, or interviews with people who have turned their eco-interests into rewarding careers.
To actually start a Web site, you'll need to pay a Web hosting site for disk space (minimum $35 a month), or convert your home computer into a host (about $500 start-up, then $35 a month).
This, too, was lost in the focus on home computer ownership.
The study shows members of lower class origins and individuals in lower socio-economic statuses owning and using a home computer to a significantly lesser extent than those from higher social origins and individual statuses.
Low-income white households were twice as likely to have a home computer as low-income black homes.
When I am at work I often need files that are on my home computer. Recently I've been intrigued with the question, How can I use my home computer from a distance?