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1. calculator

noun. ['ˈkælkjəˌleɪtɝ'] a small machine that is used for mathematical calculations.

Synonyms

  • pocket calculator
  • adder
  • totaliser
  • Napier's bones
  • Napier's rods
  • quipu
  • adding machine
  • subtracter
  • machine
  • abacus
  • calculating machine
  • counter
  • totalizer
  • tabulator

Antonyms

  • neutral
  • positive
  • software
  • generalist

Etymology

  • -or (English)
  • calculate (English)
  • calculatus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Calculator

  • accelerator
  • accumulator
  • activator
  • actuator
  • actuator
  • administrator
  • agitator
  • alligator
  • allocator
  • alternator
  • animator
  • applicator
  • appropriator
  • arbitrator
  • aviator
  • carburetor
  • cogenerator
  • collaborator
  • commentator
  • communicator

How do you pronounce calculator?

Pronounce calculator as ˈkælkjəˌleɪtər.

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Example sentences of the word calculator


1. Noun, singular or mass
Type in your notes with the calculator's keys to save the notes on the calculator.

Quotes containing the word calculator


1. First we thought the PC was a calculator. Then we found out how to turn numbers into letters with ASCII — and we thought it was a typewriter. Then we discovered graphics, and we thought it was a television. With the World Wide Web, we've realized it's a brochure.
- Douglas Adams

2. calculator

noun. ['ˈkælkjəˌleɪtɝ'] an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines).

Synonyms

  • figurer
  • adder
  • computer
  • number cruncher
  • estimator
  • subtracter
  • expert
  • actuary
  • statistician

Etymology

  • -or (English)
  • calculate (English)
  • calculatus (Latin)
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