Definition of Hopper, Grace Murray in US English:

Hopper, Grace Murray

proper noun

  • (1906–92), US admiral, mathematician, and computer scientist. She taught mathematics at Vassar College 1931–44 before serving in the US Navy 1943–86, where she became the highest ranked female officer. From 1959 until 1971, she worked as a computer programmer for the Sperry Rand Corporation.


Hopper, Grace Murray