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Found 2 items, similar to Calculating machine.

**English → English** (WordNet)
Definition: calculating machine
calculating machine
n : a small machine that is used for mathematical calculations
[syn: calculator]

**English → English** (gcide)
Definition: Calculating machine
Calculating *\Cal"cu*la`ting\*, a.
1. Of or pertaining to mathematical calculations; performing
or able to perform mathematical calculations.
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2. Given to contrivance or forethought; forecasting;
scheming; as, a cool calculating disposition.
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Calculating machine, a machine for the mechanical
performance of mathematical operations, for the most part
invented by Charles Babbage and G. and E. Scheutz. It
computes logarithmic and other mathematical tables of a
high degree of intricacy, imprinting the results on a
leaden plate, from which a stereotype plate is then
directly made.
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