quantum computer - definition and synonyms

noun computing
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a computer that uses the quantum states of electrons or other particles to store and process information as quantum bits or 'qubits'

    In principle, therefore, quantum computers should run much faster than conventional, silicon-based ones, at least in calculations where parallel processing is helpful.

    In the wee hours of Wednesday morning, IBM gave an unwary world its first publicly accessible quantum computer.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 18/04/2016