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com·put·er

computer

 
 
pronunciation:
km pyu tr
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part of speech: noun
definition: an electronic device that is used to store and sort information and work with data at a high speed.
I like to play games on my computer, but I also use it to study.The library has a lot of computers that anybody can use.
 
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some kinds of computers
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some people associated with computers
some terms for computer information
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some units for measuring computers
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The word computer contains the following parts:
com- Latin prefix that means with, together
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The prefix com- attaches to Latin bases beginning with m, p, or b. It has multiple forms, as the m' sound in com- assimilates to the initial sound of the base to which it is attached. See the assimilated forms col-, con-, cor-, and co-. Note: com- is frequently an intensive prefix, as in "commemorate " and "command ."
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put, putat Latin root that means trim; count; reckon or suppose
-er, -or, -ar2 Latin noun-forming suffix that means a person or thing that does
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The suffix group -er , -or , -ar2 turns verbs into agent nouns.
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-ist, -ite2, -ator, -an, -ian, -ean