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  • as inadding machine
  • as incomputer

synonyms for abacus

  • calculator
  • computer
  • electronic calculator
  • pocket calculator
  • totaliser
  • totalizer
  • clone
  • brain
  • calculator
  • adding machine
  • artificial intelligence
  • data processor
  • number cruncher
  • personal computer
  • mini
  • laptop
  • minicomputer
  • CPU
  • PC
  • mac
  • mainframe
  • microcomputer
  • analog
  • digital
  • electronic brain
  • micro
  • thinking machine
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How to use abacus in a sentence

I may as well have given them an abacus and asked them to do algebra.
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Generally speaking, the abacus is more impressive, or at least more potentially useful.
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This is like the difference between building a stick-in-the-ground sundial versus a comparatively more complex accounting tool like an abacus, as one head of quantum research at a major Wall Street bank put it to me.
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The height of the abacus is one seventh of the height of the capital.
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The flowers on the four sides are to be made as large as the height of the abacus.
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The abacus has a width equivalent to the thickness of the bottom of a column.
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It is further distinguished by the use of the zero, which enabled the computer to dispense with the columns of the Abacus.
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Our next idea would be to put a conical shaped stone beneath this abacus, to support its outer edge, as at b.
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The more slender the shaft, the greater, proportionally, may be the projection of the abacus.
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The greater the excess of abacus, the steeper must be the slope of the bell, the shaft diameter being constant.
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WORDS RELATED TO ABACUS

  • abacus
  • calculator
  • computer
  • electronic calculator
  • pocket calculator
  • totaliser
  • totalizer
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