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Pronunciation:  'kalkyu`leytur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a small machine that is used for mathematical calculations
  2. [n]  an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)

CALCULATOR is a 10 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: calculating machine, computer, estimator, figurer, reckoner
 See Also: abacus, actuary, adder, adder, adding machine, counter, expert, hand calculator, machine, Napier's bones, Napier's rods, number cruncher, pocket calculator, quipu, statistician, subtracter, subtracter, tabulator, totaliser, totalizer



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cal"cu*la*tor\, n. [L.: cf. F. calculateur.]
One who computes or reckons: one who estimates or considers
the force and effect of causes, with a view to form a correct
estimate of the effects.

      Ambition is no exact calculator.         --Burke.

Computing Dictionary

bitty box

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a calculator in your dream, suggests that you need to thoroughly think through some problem and carefully evaluate your choices. You need to lay out some sort of plan or outline. The symbol may also be a metaphor for someone who is calculating, cunning and scheming.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: abacist, abacus, accountant, accountant general, actuary, adding, adding machine, analog computer, arithmograph, arithmometer, auditor, bank accountant, bank examiner, bookkeeper, CA, calculating machine, cash register, certified public accountant, chartered accountant, clerk, Comptometer, comptroller, computation, computer, controller, cost accountant, cost keeper, counter, CPA, difference engine, digital computer, electronic computer, estimator, figurer, intriguer, journalizer, listing machine, machinator, maneuverer, manipulator, pari-mutuel machine, quipu, reckoner, recorder, registrar, rule, schemer, slide rule, sliding scale, statistician, strategist, suan pan, tabulator, tactician, wire-puller