Abac



noun
another name for nomogram
Historical Examples

Besides the couches and the table, sideboards (abac) were the only articles of furniture usually found in the trclnium.
The Private Life of the Romans Harold Whetstone Johnston

Scotty pointed at drying racks on which Manila hemp fiber, product of the abac, was drying.
The Pirates of Shan Harold Leland Goodwin

The introduction of irrigation will make possible the planting of abac in many districts where it is now unknown.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 5 Various

Once upon a time there lived in the town of Baybay a man whose name was abac.
Filipino Popular Tales Dean S. Fansler

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    a device for making arithmetic calculations, consisting of a frame set with rods on which balls or beads are moved. Architecture. a slab forming the top of the capital of a column. Historical Examples From these were derived the abaci of the Chinese and Russians. The Races of Man Joseph Deniker The little birds under […]

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    Architecture. a small abacus. a tessera.



  • Abacus

    a device for making arithmetic calculations, consisting of a frame set with rods on which balls or beads are moved. Architecture. a slab forming the top of the capital of a column. Contemporary Examples Thus, Goldman found them a willing buyer for the junk piled into abacus. Goldman’s Dirty Customers John Carney April 20, 2010 […]

  • Abacist

    a person skilled in using an abacus.



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