Definition of calculator in English:

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calculator

Pronunciation: /ˈkalkyəˌlādər/

noun

Something used for making mathematical calculations, in particular a small electronic device with a keyboard and a visual display.
Example sentences
  • In those days, mainframe computers were coming into usage and electronic calculators were also just appearing.
  • Remember, he invented the pocket calculator and revolutionised personal computing.
  • This is true of virtually all non-PC electronics devices, from calculators to hi-fi systems to most mobile phones.

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Syllabification: cal·cu·la·tor

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