calculating machine

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Noun1.calculating machine - a small machine that is used for mathematical calculationscalculating machine - a small machine that is used for mathematical calculations
abacus - a calculator that performs arithmetic functions by manually sliding counters on rods or in grooves
adder - a machine that adds numbers
adding machine, totaliser, totalizer - a calculator that performs simple arithmetic functions
tabulator, counter - a calculator that keeps a record of the number of times something happens
hand calculator, pocket calculator - a calculator small enough to hold in the hand or carry in a pocket
machine - any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
Napier's bones, Napier's rods - a set of graduated rods formerly used to do multiplication and division by a method invented by John Napier
quipu - calculator consisting of a cord with attached cords; used by ancient Peruvians for calculating and keeping records
subtracter - a machine that subtracts numbers
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calculating machine

calculating machine

n(macchina) calcolatrice f
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The most complete form of accuracy consists in giving correct answers to questions, an achievement in which calculating machines far surpass human beings.
1623: Blaise Pascal, French mathematician and philosopher who invented the first calculating machines, was born.
1623: Blaise Pascal, French mathematician who invented the first calculating machines, was born.
1 - Writing machines, machines for processing text and calculating machines
Lizotte's business began as Roland's Office Supply and is now Roland's Business Systems, selling and servicing business machines in a changing technology environment that once included only "adding and calculating machines, typewriters, time clocks, duplicating machines, mimeograph machines, and addressing equipment,'' according to a Telegram story from the 1970s.
From hand-cranked mechanical calculating machines of the 1920s to the Palm Folio mobile companion of 2006, the book is full of weird and wonderful machinery.
Request for registration of maintenance contractors for the maintenance of typewriters, calculating machines, copiers, computers, air conditioners, measuring instruments, also scientific & medical instruments.
This technology continued to be used in calculating machines for more than 200 years and was also central to Leibniz's idea for an Enigma-like cipher machine that would have essentially automated the process of encoding or decoding messages using a remarkably sophisticated polyalphabetic substitution pattern.
There were 12 accounts clerks, all World War II veterans, and the head of the three young girls who worked the calculating machines, "Battling Bailey".
Published -- Sunday 25 August 2013LONDON: It will take someone with pretty deep pockets to purchase and transport what is being described by auction house Christie's as one of four surviving 17th-century French "pocket" calculating machines, to be sold in London in October.
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It is part of computer arithmetic, they say, so appropriate for implementing on calculating machines.