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 for analogue computer
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  analog computer \analog computer\ analogue computer \analogue
  computer\n.
     a computer that represents information by continuously
     variable quantities (e.g., positions or voltages).
     [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  analogue computer
      n 1: a computer that represents information by variable
           quantities (e.g., positions or voltages) [syn: analog
           computer, analogue computer]

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  analogue computer
  analog computer
  
      A machine or electronic circuit designed
     to work on numerical data represented by some physical
     quantity (e.g. rotation or displacement) or electrical
     quantity (e.g. voltage or charge) which varies continuously,
     in contrast to digital signals which are either 0 or 1.
  
     For example, the turning of a wheel or changes in voltage can
     be used as input.  Analogue computers are said to operate in
     real time and are used for research in design where many
     different shapes and speeds can be tried out quickly.  A
     computer model of a car suspension allows the designer to see
     the effects of changing size, stiffness and damping.
  
     (1995-05-01)
  

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