HyperDic: calculator

English > 2 senses of the word calculator:
NOUNperson calculator, reckoner, figurer, estimator, computeran expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
artifactcalculator, calculating machinea small machine that is used for mathematical calculations
calculator > pronunciation
Soundskae'lkyahley.ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > calculator: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines).
Synonymsreckoner, figurer, estimator, computer
NarroweradderA person who adds numbers
number crunchersomeone able to perform complex and lengthy calculations
statistician, actuarysomeone versed in the collection and interpretation of numerical data (especially someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance premiums)
subtracterA person who subtracts numbers
BroaderexpertA person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
Spanishcalculista, computador, estimadora, estimador, figurer, tasadora
Catalanestimador estadístic, estimador
Verbscalculatemake a mathematical calculation or computation
English > calculator: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA small machine that is used for mathematical calculations.
Synonymcalculating machine
NarrowerNapier's bones, Napier's rodsA set of graduated rods formerly used to do multiplication and division by a method invented by John Napier
abacusA calculator that performs arithmetic functions by manually sliding counters on rods or in grooves
adderA machine that adds numbers
adding machine, totalizer, totaliserA calculator that performs simple arithmetic functions
counter, tabulatorA calculator that keeps a record of the number of times something happens
hand calculator, pocket calculatorA calculator small enough to hold in the hand or carry in a pocket
quipucalculator consisting of a cord with attached cords
subtracterA machine that subtracts numbers
BroadermachineAny mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
Spanishcalculadora, calculador
Catalancalculadora
Verbscalculatemake a mathematical calculation or computation

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