Full Form of Computer – The word stems from the verb ‘to compute’ which means to calculate. Computer is in full form only not acronym. The word Computer is derived from the Latin word ‘computare’, which is composed of com- ‘together’ + putare ‘to settle’ (an account).
There is a myth that the word Computer stands for:
C – Common, O – Operating, M – Machine, P – Purposely, U – Used for, T – Technological, E – Educational, R – Research
A computer is a programmable machine which is capable of receiving information (data) in a particular form and of performing a sequence of operations in accordance with a predetermined but variable set of procedural instructions (program) to produce a result in the form of information or signals.