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Turing machine (n.)

1937, named for English mathematician and computer pioneer Alan M. Turing (1912-1954), who described such a device in 1936.

updated on October 10, 2017

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Definitions of Turing machine from WordNet

Turing machine (n.)
a hypothetical computer with an infinitely long memory tape;
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