Noun(1) a tablet placed horizontally on top of the capital of a column as an aid in supporting the architrave(2) a calculator that performs arithmetic functions by manually sliding counters on rods or in grooves
(1) This time a simpleton working an abacus could probably project the winner.(2) A young man sat against the wall doing calculation with an abacus and recording data onto paper.(3) Numbers are better manipulated as calculus stones or abacus beads than in human memory.(4) Use a calculator, put pencil to paper, try an abacus .(5) Our eventual aim is to display the complete history of computing, from the abacus to the latest machines.(6) The capital displays on three of its faces a single naked male dancer, whose head is positioned on the central axis, midway between volutes, as if to form a console supporting the abacus .(7) The abacus is between the architrave and the aechinus in the capital.(8) If we could build a fully functioning quantum computer, it would represent an advance on the traditional electronic computer as big as the electronic computer represents over the abacus .(9) At the same time, there has been a revival of interest in the ancient methods of calculation, especially the use of simple and unsophisticated gadgets such as the abacus .(10) The uppermost molding, or abacus , of this capital is 2.8 meters wide.(11) The new system may be simpler but you still need an abacus to work it out.(12) They also had traditional toys such as an abacus , building bricks and fridge magnet numbers.(13) The abacus , as we know it today, first made its appearance in 1200 A.D. in China, where it was called ├ö├ç├┐suan-pan├ö├ç├û.(14) But for millions of people in the countryside, the abacus is still more common than a laptop.(15) The waterleaf is a broad, unribbed, tapering leaf curving up towards the angle of the abacus and turned in at the top.(16) She gazed up at the sky while clutching a large abacus in her arms as if it were a musical instrument.
1. abacus ::
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Different Formsabacus, abacuses
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