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An electronic calculator

EtymologyEdit

calculate +‎ -or

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

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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CebuanoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: cal‧cu‧la‧tor

EtymologyEdit

From English calculator.

NounEdit

calculator

  1. calculator (device)

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From calculus (pebble, stone) +‎ -ātor

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NounEdit

calculātor m (genitive calculātōris); third declension

  1. calculator, bookkeeper, accountant
  2. one versed in/teacher of arithmetic

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative calculātor calculātōrēs
Genitive calculātōris calculātōrum
Dative calculātōrī calculātōribus
Accusative calculātōrem calculātōrēs
Ablative calculātōre calculātōribus
Vocative calculātor calculātōrēs

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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"

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French calculateur; compare also English and Latin calculator.

NounEdit

calculator n (plural calculatoare)

  1. calculator (device)
  2. computer
    Synonyms: computer, ordinator

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