a machine capable of adding numbers and sometimes capable of performing the other arithmetic functions of subtraction, multiplication, and division: such machines are now obsolescent, having been replaced in most applications by electronic calculators.
If they are to be converted to uses for which excavation is desirable, this is another item for the adding machine.
If You’re Going to Live in the Country Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley
“I use an adding machine,” she half whispered, and it made me chuckle.
The Million-Dollar Suitcase Alice MacGowan
One of the latest developments of the adding machine is a type that will post ledgers and statements.
The Wonder Book of Knowledge Various
I simply had to learn music; and I learned it like the adding machine.
Miss Billy Eleanor H. Porter
The new device, the adding machine, has greatly lessened office drudgery.
Business English Rose Buhlig
He is also the inventor and patentee of the Lindholm & Peterson adding machine.
Fifty Years In The Northwest William Henry Carman Folsom
There was an adding machine, two sets of files, several large cabinets with steel doors, and a desk with a typewriter on it.
A Yankee Flier Over Berlin Al Avery
He held them behind him and his fingers fairly galloped as he used them for an adding machine.
Four Little Blossoms at Oak Hill School Mabel C. Hawley
All the latest banking machinery was in operation, including the coin separator and counter and wrapper, and the adding machine.
The Soul of John Brown Stephen Graham
Having installed an adding machine, our office work could be done in half the time.
Business English Rose Buhlig
a mechanical device, operated manually or electrically, for adding and often subtracting, multiplying, and dividing
Henry, Viscount Sidmouth [sid-muh th] /ˈsɪd məθ/ (Show IPA), 1757–1844, British statesman: prime minister 1801–04. Contemporary Examples Addington, like his boss, has also been caricatured as just short of Satanic. The Cheney You Don’t Know Matt Latimer October 11, 2010 Historical Examples In the course of the memoir, there is a letter of Addington’s, speaking […]
- Addis ababa
a city in and the capital of Ethiopia, in the central part. Formerly Abyssinia. a republic in E Africa: formerly a monarchy. 409,266 sq. mi. (1,060,000 sq. km). Present boundaries include Eritrea. Capital: Addis Ababa. Also called Abyssinia. an ancient region in NE Africa, bordering on Egypt and the Red Sea. a former kingdom in […]
. Historical Examples Hagar’s face of tears in the Brerawas known to her; and Hagar in her ‘addio’ gave the living voice to that dumb one. Vittoria, Complete George Meredith addio to the German gentleman with the unaesthetic ailments! A Spirit in Prison Robert Hichens I took my leave, and on going away said to […]
- Addis count
addis count Addis count Ad·dis count (ād’ĭs) n. The number of red blood cells, white blood cells, and casts in a twelve-hour urine specimen, used to follow the progress of kidney disease.