What does computer science mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. computer science, computing(noun)

    the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures


  1. computer science(Noun)

    The study of computers and their architecture, languages, and applications, in all aspects, as well as the mathematical structures that relate to computers and computation.


  1. Computer Science

    Computer science or computing science is the scientific and practical approach to computation and its applications. A computer scientist specializes in the theory of computation and the design of computational systems. Its subfields can be divided into a variety of theoretical and practical disciplines. Some fields, such as computational complexity theory, are highly abstract, whilst fields such as computer graphics emphasize real-world visual applications. Still other fields focus on the challenges in implementing computation. For example, programming language theory considers various approaches to the description of computation, whilst the study of computer programming itself investigates various aspects of the use of programming language and complex systems. Human-computer interaction considers the challenges in making computers and computations useful, usable, and universally accessible to humans.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of computer science in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of computer science in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. E. W. Dijkstra:

    Computer Science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes.

  2. Neil Fraser:

    Vietnam has the highest-performing computer science students I've ever encountered.

  3. Clara Shih:

    Only in high school when I began programming computers, did I become interested in tech and start-ups, which led me to attend Stanford and major in Computer Science.

  4. Jennifer Koebele:

    Even with the number of computer science jobs increasing, the number of women pursuing careers in computer science is falling, however, colleges and universities are partnering with corporations to raise those numbers.

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