First generation computer



architecture
A prototype computer based on vacuum tubes and other esoteric technologies. Chronologically, any computer designed before the mid-1950s. Examples include Howard Aiken’s Mark 1 (1944), Maunchly and Eckert’s ENIAC (1946), and the IAS computer.
(1996-11-22)

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Firsthand

    [furst-hand] /ˈfɜrstˈhænd/ adverb 1. from the or original source: We heard the news of the accident firsthand from a witness. adjective 2. of or relating to the or original source. 3. direct from the original source: firsthand knowledge of the riot. adj. also first-hand, first hand, 1690s, from the image of the “first hand” as […]

  • First-hand

    [furst-hand] /ˈfɜrstˈhænd/ adverb 1. from the or original source: We heard the news of the accident firsthand from a witness. adjective 2. of or relating to the or original source. 3. direct from the original source: firsthand knowledge of the riot. adjective, adverb 1. from the original source; direct or directly: first-hand news, he got […]



  • First heart sound

    first heart sound n. The heart sound that occurs with ventricular systole and is produced mainly by closure of the atrioventricular valves.

  • First-intention

    noun, Logic. 1. See under (def 5a). [in-ten-shuh n] /ɪnˈtɛn ʃən/ noun 1. an act or instance of determining mentally upon some action or result. 2. the end or object intended; purpose. 3. intentions. 4. the act or fact of intending. 5. Logic. 6. Surgery, Medicine/Medical. a manner or process of healing, as in the […]



Disclaimer: First generation computer definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.