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Meaning of “calculator” in the English Dictionary

"calculator" in British English

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calculatornoun [C]

uk   /ˈkæl.kjʊ.leɪ.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/
B1 a ​smallelectronicdevice that is used for doing ​calculations: a pocket calculator
(Definition of calculator from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"calculator" in American English

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calculatornoun [C]

 us   /ˈkæl·kjəˌleɪ·t̬ər/
an ​electronicdevice used for doing ​mathematicalprocesses such as ​adding, ​subtracting, ​dividing, and ​multiplyingnumbers
(Definition of calculator from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"calculator" in Business English

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calculatornoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkælkjəleɪtər/ IT, WORKPLACE
something such as a ​smallpiece of ​electronicequipment or a ​computerprogram that does mathematical ​calculations: a ​desk/​pocket calculator The ​flexiblesavingsaccount has an online calculator that helps ​employeesestimatehealthexpenses. Use our ​handy mortgage calculator to ​work out your monthly ​repayments.
(Definition of calculator from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “calculator”
in Arabic آلَة حاسِبة…
in Korean 계산기…
in Portuguese calculadora…
in Catalan calculadora…
in Japanese 計算機…
in Chinese (Simplified) 计算器…
in Turkish hesap makinası…
in Russian калькулятор…
in Chinese (Traditional) 計算機…
in Italian calcolatrice…
in Polish kalkulator…
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