Brian Hitchcock brianhi at SKECHERS.COM
Fri Jan 21 20:16:48 UTC 2011

UNIVAC did not refer to vacuum tubes. It was an acronym for "Universal
Automatic Computer". Thus a "multivac" would be a multiversal automatic

"univac." The American HeritageR Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition.
Houghton Mifflin Company, 2005. 21 Jan. 2011.


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