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adding machine

n
(Mathematics) a mechanical device, operated manually or electrically, for adding and often subtracting, multiplying, and dividing

add′ing machine`


n.
a machine that adds numbers or performs other simple arithmetic operations.
[1870–75, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adding machine - a calculator that performs simple arithmetic functionsadding machine - a calculator that performs simple arithmetic functions
calculating machine, calculator - a small machine that is used for mathematical calculations
cash register, register - a cashbox with an adding machine to register transactions; used in shops to add up the bill
Translations

adding machine

[ˈædɪŋməˌʃiːn] Nsumadora f

adding machine

adding machine

[ˈædɪŋməˈʃiːn] naddizionatrice f
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