calculating machine

noun

Definition of calculating machine

: a machine for performing arithmetical operations (as multiplication) that are usually more complex than can be done on an adding machine

called also calculator

— compare computer

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“Calculating machine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/calculating%20machine. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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