[ib-lis] /ˈɪb lɪs/
noun, Islamic Mythology.
an evil spirit or devil, the chief of the wicked jinn.
also (in early use) I.B.M., initialism attested by 1921 from International Business Machines Co., name in use from 1918. International Business Machines International Business Machines [Corporation]
- Ibm 1130
computer A computer introduced by IBM in 1965. It was their cheapest computer to date, and was aimed at price-sensitive, computing-intensive technical markets like education and engineering. It notably included inexpensive disk storage. Non-IBM clones were produced. IBM 1130 Enthusiasts (http://ibm1130.org/). (2005-01-17)
- Ibm 1403
printer A printer used with the IBM 360 mainframe, a successor to the 1401. (1999-01-11)
- Ibm 1620
computer A computer built by IBM and released in late 1959. The 1620 cost from around $85,000(?) up to hundreds of thousands of dollars(?) according to the configuration. It was billed as a “small scientific computer” to distinguish it from the business-oriented IBM 1401. It was regarded as inexpensive, and many schools started out with […]