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Definition of "computer science" []

  • The study of computation and computer technology, hardware, and software. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "computer science" in a sentence
  • "Robert Stephens , who founded Geek Squad in 1994 while studying computer science at the University of Minnesota—calling his repairmen "agents" and dressing them in black-and-white uniforms modeled after workers in NASA's mission control in the 1960s—says the "Streisand Effect is real" for Best Buy."
  • "In the meantime, Google needed to stay competitive, which meant hiring the top graduates of the top math, engineering, and computer science programs in the country-MIT, Caltech, Stanford, Berkeley."
  • "For the majority of the faculty in physical education and some of those well-versed in the application of computer science in it, the three-day Asian Conference on Physical Education"