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**"digital computer"**hardware widely used for business activities and designed to use the digits 0 and 1 to store data and instructions.

a finite, discrete device that stores and manipulates a Boolean state map

a programmable device that processes information by manipulating symbols according to logical rules

a computer that represents information by numerical digits with a fixed number of values; -- most commonly each piece of information is internally represented in binary code, as an array of bits, which are information units each of which can take only two values. The possible values of each bit are conventionally represented as the numbers 1 or 0.

a computer that represents information by numerical (binary) digits

A computer that operates on the principal of counting as opposed to measuring. Contrasts with analogue computer.

an electronic machine and a very powerful tool in information processing

a programmable clocked sequential state machine

a collection of switches able to turn one another on and off

**Keywords:**instrument

an instrument