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: one that calculates: such as
: a usually electronic device for performing mathematical calculations
: a person who operates a calculator
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14th century, in the meaning defined above
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: a small electronic device that is used for adding, subtracting, etc.
See the full definition for calculator in the English Language Learners Dictionary
: a person who calculates
: a usually small electronic device for solving mathematical problems
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