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A computer which operates by the manipulation of continuously variable physical quantities (as voltage, spatial position, or time) which are analogues of the quantities being computed; contrasted with digital computer.Related digital computer
1940s; earliest use found in American Mathematical Monthly.
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.