What does the word calculator mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • One who calculates; a calculating machine; a set of tables for calculations.

Usage examples for calculator

  1. But-" Possibly she thinks she is sincere," reasoned my head with my heart; " even the sincerest women, brought up as was she, always have the calculator underneath; they deny it, they don't know it often, but there it is; with them, calculation is as involuntary and automatic as their pulse." – The Deluge by David Graham Phillips
  2. The radar gave him the distance from the surface of the asteroid, and he measured the diameter and punched it through the calculator. – Anchorite by Randall Garrett
  3. The King of Prussia seems to be a cool calculator, prepared to profit by the general distress. – The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. IX by Various
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