Definition of Supercomputer:

  1. Extremely fast data processing-oriented computer whose number crunching power is (presently) measured in hundreds of billions of floating point operations (gigaflops). Supercomputers rely on parallel-processing technology and can use only a few but very complex programs in modeling economy behavior, nuclear reactions, meteorological and neurological phenomenon, etc. First supercomputer (Cray-1) was made in 1976 by the US engineer Roger Cray (1925-1996).

  2. A particularly powerful mainframe computer.

How to use Supercomputer in a sentence?

  1. It costs less to make a cluster computer out of a group of personal computers or workstations than to buy a supercomputer to perform enormous mathematical tasks.
  2. If you will be dealing with a mass amount of data and need to break it down quickly you may need a supercomputer .
  3. Using a supercomputer will help you to be able to break down different data sets much faster and save you lots of time.
  4. I wondered if one day there would be a supercomputer that could think on its own and take charge of its own evolution.

Meaning of Supercomputer & Supercomputer Definition