COMPUTER By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 noun. an electronic tool that can obtain, synthesize, retain, and push out data. It can adhere to coded directions to generate deterministic results. COMPUTER: "Jennifer was thrilled to have received a new computer for her birthday." Related Psychology Terms COMPUTER PROGRAMMING VISATONER THREAT TONOMETER COMPUTERIZED ASSESSMENT COMPUTER ADDRESS 1 COMPUTER LITERACY CONTROL DEVICE PREMOTOR THEORY OF ATTENTION RIGHTS OF PATIENTS Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "COMPUTER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/computer/ (accessed June 27, 2017).