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abacuslate 14c., "sand table for drawing, calculating, etc.," also "art of calculating with an abacus," from Latin abacus, from Greek abax (genitive abakos) "counting table, board f [..]

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abacusa device with beads arranged on a frame that is used for counting and calculating. • beads are counted according to place value.

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abacusAn instrument used to calculate numbers and other mathematical problems, which is 10 times better and faster than calculator.

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abacusa tool used by the Chinese in the early times. An abacus can be used to do arithmetic by hand.

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abacusNoun. Someone who is really good at maths.

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abacusA primitive calculator used by both old people and technophobes.

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abacusA chinese counting machine. Now outdated, has been banished to preschools and daycare centers for childrens entertainment. Sometimes considered, in its most basic form, the first computer. Consists of [..]

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abacusA Chinese dish—made from rice flour and ingredients like mushroom and dried shrimps—that is usually served during the Chinese New Year and on birthdays.

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abacusComes from the Greek word abax, which means "sand tray." Originally, columns of pebbles were laid out on the sand for purposes of counting. See calculate and exchequer.

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abacusThe square, uppermost part of a capital. (architecture) (Davis, H.W. C. (ed.) Medieval England, 615)

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abacusis a counting device that performs basic mathematical functions.

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abacus(n) a calculator that performs arithmetic functions by manually sliding counters on rods or in grooves(n) a tablet placed horizontally on top of the capital of a column as an aid in supporting the a [..]

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abacusN M countingboard; sideboard; slab table; panel; square stone on top of column

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abacusa flat slab that forms the top of a column's capital.

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abacus1. A table or tray strewn with sand, anciently used for drawing, calculating, etc. 2. A calculating table or frame; an instrument for performing arithmetical calculations by balls sliding on wires, or [..]

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abacusComputerized Reservation Systems (CRS) or Global Distribution Systems (GDS).

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abacus
(obsolete) A table or tray strewn with sand, anciently used for drawing, calculating, etc.skpo?ítadlon
enabacus harmonicus
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Webster 1913


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