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Examples of computer in a Sentence
He works all day on a computer.
John King, SFChronicle.com, “In a San Francisco beset by coronavirus, neighborhoods hum while downtown hollows out,” 13 Mar. 2020 The district will offer supportFor students without a computer at home or online access, .Dupre said.
Kristi Nix, Houston Chronicle, “Fort Bend ISD cancels classes for two weeks,” 13 Mar. 2020 For decades, served as the Santa Monica Police Department’s technology wizard, overseeing street cameras, creating crime maps and advancing its computers.
Los Angeles Times, “Santa Monica to pay $42.6 million to settle child abuse claims against police volunteer,” 11 Mar. 2020 Connecting your computer or tablet to your mobile device is better than using public Wi-Fi, Hanson said, because everything is encrypted that way.
NBC News, “New to telecommuting? Here are 8 rules you should follow.,” 11 Mar. 2020 The case took an unexpected turn in August, when Schulte was arrested after investigators found evidence of child pornography on his computer, including more than 10,000 photos and videos, prosecutors alleged.
Author: Shayna Jacobs, Shane Harris, Anchorage Daily News, “Jury in CIA leaks case fails to reach a verdict on most serious charges,” 9 Mar. 2020 They were also discovered in what’s called snapshot forms, essentially a photocopy of a report that officers fill out on their mobile computers, intended to be a backup to the report..
oregonlive, “Portland police discovered nearly 100 reports still contain gang designations, despite pledge to purge them in 2017,” 7 Mar. 2020 An initiative called Folding@Home gives Mac users a chance to let their computers‘ excess processing power be used to fight coronavirus.
Don Reisinger, Fortune, “Growing coronavirus threat weighs on Apple,” 7 Mar. 2020 But your computer probably isn’t all that close to Google’s servers in that Gmail example.
Courtney Linder, Popular Mechanics, “Why Firefox Is Moving to DNS Over HTTPS—and What That Means for You,” 25 Feb. 2020
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First Known Use of computer
1613, in the meaning defined above
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“Computer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/computer. Accessed 19 Mar. 2020.
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: an automatic electronic machine that can store and process data
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