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adding machine

noun as in calculating machine

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He had an adding machine by the bed where he was constantly working and in the middle of all of that, he would work on music.

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Lee was William S. Burroughs, Harvard graduate and heir to the Burroughs Adding Machine fortune.

In 1874 he received a patent for a small hand adding machine.

No one will go shares in an adventure with Joe Kinney, a twenty-dollar-a-week clerk, the human adding machine, the hall-room boy.

The new device, the adding machine, has greatly lessened office drudgery.

Having installed an adding machine, our office work could be done in half the time.

If they are to be converted to uses for which excavation is desirable, this is another item for the adding machine.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to adding machine, such as: abacus, calculator, computer, electronic calculator, pocket calculator, and totaliser.

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