Computer vs Cybernationalism - What's the difference?

computer | cybernationalism |

As nouns the difference between computer and cybernationalism

is that computer is calculator, computer while cybernationalism is nationalism expressed or organised by means of computer networks.



(en noun)
  • (now, rare, chiefly, historical) A person employed to perform computations; one who computes.
  • * 1927 , J. B. S. Haldane, Possible Worlds and Other Essays , page 173
  • Only a few years ago Mr. Powers, an American computer , disproved a hypothesis about prime numbers which had held the field for more than 250 years.
  • * 2003 , (Bill Bryson), A Short History of Nearly Everything , BCA, page 116:
  • One Harvard computer , Annie Jump Cannon, used her repetitive acquaintance with the stars to devise a system of stellar classifications so practical that it is still in use today.
  • by restriction, a male computer, where the female computer is called a computress
  • A programmable electronic device that performs mathematical calculations and logical operations, especially one that can process, store and retrieve large amounts of data very quickly; now especially, a small one for personal or home use employed for manipulating text or graphics, accessing the Internet, or playing games or media.
  • Synonyms

    * (programmable device that performs logical operations) automatic data processing machine, processor, 'puter (informal), box (slang), machine, calculator, portable computer, laptop * See also


    * (programmable device that performs logical operations) desktop, laptop * (a person employed to perform computations) computress (f)


    * (a person employed to perform computations) computress (f) (when "computer" is used to represent the masculine form)

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    See also

    * chip * data processing * desktop * hardware * laptop * mainframe * microprocessor 1000 English basic words ----




  • Nationalism expressed or organised by means of computer networks.
  • * 2005 , Rebecca L. Stein, Ted Swedenburg, Palestine, Israel, and the politics of popular culture (page 135)
  • Instead, Palestinian cybernationalism has striven to unify the dispersed Palestinian communities across borders into a nation...
  • * 2009 , Anna Everett, Digital diaspora: a race for cyberspace (page 34)
  • ...strengthening the affective dimensions of a newer, virtual, or cybernationalism now unbound by traditional ideological, political, economic, geographical, and even temporal boundaries and limitations.