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late 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 [..]
Source: etymonline.com

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

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An instrument used to calculate numbers and other mathematical problems, which is 10 times better and faster than calculator.
Source: urbandictionary.com

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a tool used by the Chinese in the early times. An abacus can be used to do arithmetic by hand.
Source: urbandictionary.com

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Noun. Someone who is really good at maths.
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A primitive calculator used by both old people and technophobes.
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A 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 Now outdated, has been banished to preschools and daycare centers for childrens entertainment.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 [..]
Source: urbandictionary.com

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A 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.
Source: urbandictionary.com

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Comes 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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The square, uppermost part of a capital. (architecture)    (Davis, H.W. C. (ed.) Medieval England, 615)
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is a counting device that performs basic mathematical functions.
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(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 [..]
Source: beedictionary.com

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N M counting-board; side-board; slab table; panel; square stone on top of column
Source: latin-dictionary.org

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a flat slab that forms the top of a column's capital.
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1. 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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Computerized Reservation Systems (CRS) or Global Distribution Systems (GDS).
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(obsolete) A table or tray strewn with sand, anciently used for drawing, calculating, etc.sk|po?ítadlo|n en|abacus harmonicus en|abacist Webster 1913 ----
Source: en.wiktionary.org

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