noun cal·cu·la·tor \ˈkal-kyə-ˌlā-tər\

: a small electronic device that is used for adding, subtracting, etc.

Full Definition of CALCULATOR

:  one that calculates: as
a :  a usually electronic device for performing mathematical calculations
b :  a person who operates a calculator

First Known Use of CALCULATOR

14th century

Rhymes with CALCULATOR

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CALCULATOR Defined for Kids


noun cal·cu·la·tor \ˈkal-kyə-ˌlā-tər\

Definition of CALCULATOR for Kids

:  a person who calculates
:  a usually small electronic device for solving mathematical problems


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