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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Calculator  \Cal"cu*la*tor\,  n.  [L.:  cf  F.  calculateur.] 
  One  who  computes  or  reckons:  one  who  estimates  or  considers 
  the  force  and  effect  of  causes,  with  a  view  to  form  a  correct 
  estimate  of  the  effects. 
 
  Ambition  is  no  exact  calculator.  --Burke. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  calculator 
  n  1:  an  expert  at  calculation  (or  at  operating  calculating 
  machines)  [syn:  {reckoner},  {figurer},  {estimator},  {computer}] 
  2:  a  small  machine  for  mathematical  calculations  [syn:  {calculating 
  machine}] 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  calculator  [Cambridge]  n.  Syn.  for  {bitty  box}. 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  calculator 
 
  {bitty  box} 
 
 




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