HyperDic: abacus

English > 2 senses of the word abacus:
NOUNartifactabacusa tablet placed horizontally on top of the capital of a column as an aid in supporting the architrave
artifactabacusa calculator that performs arithmetic functions by manually sliding counters on rods or in grooves
abacus > pronunciation
Soundsae'bahkahs
Rhymesabruptness ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > abacus: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA tablet placed horizontally on top of the capital of a column as an aid in supporting the architrave.
BroadertabletA slab of stone or wood suitable for bearing an inscription
Spanishábaco
Catalanàbac
English > abacus: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA calculator that performs arithmetic functions by manually sliding counters on rods or in grooves.
Broadercalculator, calculating machineA small machine that is used for mathematical calculations
Spanishábaco
Catalanàbac

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