calculator

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English[edit]

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An electronic calculator

Etymology[edit]

calculate +‎ -or

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkæl.kjə.leɪ.tə(ɹ)/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

calculator (plural calculators)

  1. A mechanical or electronic device that performs mathematical calculations.
  2. (dated) A person who performs mathematical calculation
  3. A person who calculates (in the sense of scheming).
    • 1858, John Cumming, Thy Word is Truth: an apology for Christianity (page 112)
      You have in the merchant the shrewd calculator of probable contingencies; we shall see that we have in the prophet the absolute proclaimer of necessary and inevitable facts.
  4. (obsolete) A set of mathematical tables.

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Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: cal‧cu‧la‧tor

Etymology[edit]

From English calculator.

Noun[edit]

calculator

  1. calculator (device)

Synonyms[edit]

  1. (device): calcu, kalkulador

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

calculātor

  1. second-person singular future passive imperative of calculō
    1. "thou shalt be calculated, thou shalt be computed"
    2. (figuratively) "thou shalt be considered as, thou shalt be esteemed"
  2. third-person singular future passive imperative of calculō
    1. "it shall be calculated, it shall be computed"
    2. (figuratively) "she shall be considered as, she shall be esteemed"

References[edit]

  • calculator in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “calculator”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • calculator” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • calculator in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • calculator in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French calculateur, Latin calculator.

Noun[edit]

calculator n (plural calculatoare)

  1. calculator (device)
  2. (computing) computer

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