pocket calculator

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Noun1.pocket calculator - a calculator small enough to hold in the hand or carry in a pocketpocket calculator - a calculator small enough to hold in the hand or carry in a pocket
calculating machine, calculator - a small machine that is used for mathematical calculations
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Few parents will need a pocket calculator to work out that that is not enough to make a significant dent in childcare costs.
Designs which failed to make the list include the E-Type Jaguar, the pocket calculator, the Raleigh Chopper and the cover of the Beatles' Sergeant Pepper a lbum.
The shadow regional assembly should get its pocket calculator out again.
According to my pocket calculator, a day's pay from every MP, plus a bit extra from Ministers would produce about pounds 150,000 - say pounds 1 for every loser.
You'd need a pocket calculator to tot up the daft moments in The Quest.
This was at a time when the pocket calculator was still a novelty.
We all know of school-leavers and university graduates who are confused about the relation between metric and imperial measurements, and who are unable to perform the simplest sums or estimations without the aid of a pocket calculator.
I WAS going to donate the cash from this week's column to buy a pocket calculator for Strathclyde Police.
Critics of George Osborne's skill with a pocket calculator have homed in on the number of 'non-dom' foreigners in Britain who may volunteer to pay pounds 25,000 a year rather than let the British taxman go rifling through their global incomes.
The incredibly rare 700-year-old quadrant was the pocket calculator of the 14th Century and a lot more too.
Every pocket calculator or personal computer needs at least one thing to do its job: a logic system.
It's easy to forget that as the man who invented the home PC, the digital watch and the pocket calculator, Sir Clive IS one of the architects of late 20th century civilisation.