reckoner


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reck·on·er

 (rĕk′ə-nər)
n.
A handbook of mathematical tables used to facilitate computation.

reckoner

(ˈrɛkənə)
n
(Mathematics) any of various devices or tables used to facilitate reckoning, esp a ready reckoner

Reckoner

A small book of assorted tables that was mainly used by store owners who did not want to take the time to do the necessary arithmetic, or by those who did not know how to do the calculations. Included were tables such as interest amount vs. time and rate, board dimensions vs. board feet, and cistern capacity vs. cistern dimensions.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Reckoner - an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)reckoner - an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
expert - a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
adder - a person who adds numbers
number cruncher - someone able to perform complex and lengthy calculations
actuary, statistician - someone versed in the collection and interpretation of numerical data (especially someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance premiums)
subtracter - a person who subtracts numbers
2.reckoner - a handbook of tables used to facilitate computation
enchiridion, handbook, vade mecum - a concise reference book providing specific information about a subject or location
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But let the wise be warned against too great readiness at explanation: it multiplies the sources of mistake, lengthening the sum for reckoners sure to go wrong.
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Limited Tenders are invited for Printing of ready reckoner case study and training handbook
UK website, alongside details of our free record keeping apps for mobile devices and our Self-Assessment Ready Reckoner http://www.
An online ready reckoner gives students an indication about grant eligibility before making an application.
17-year-old Cassandra Leung has worked her entire life to become a Reckoner trainer, one of those entrusted with managing the "ruthless killing machines" used in her world to protect boats as they navigate pirate-infested waters.
Cas is taken prisoner on captain Santa Elenas Minnow and ordered to train a baby Reckoner that the pirates illegally possess.
The index is a compilation of market information to serve as an easy reckoner of products available for a practicing Veterinarian.
The government has gone in for an average 15 per cent hike in ready reckoner rates, which determine the amount of stamp duty and other taxes.
According to Delhi Chief Electoral Officer Vijay Dev, the EC decided to prepare a list of each item used during the election process and fix their rates to serve as a ready- reckoner to help calculate expenditure.
and other valued information in the form of ready reckoner which will encapsulate warranty guidelines, owner's manuals, maintenance tips and guides.
THE Farmers' Union of Wales has launched a ready reckoner application on its website, which allows Welsh farmers to calculate what their future direct payments could look like under two different flat-rate payment models.