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Definition of "calculator" []

  • One that calculates, as: (noun)
  • An electronic or mechanical device for the performance of mathematical computations. (noun)
  • A person who operates such a machine or otherwise makes calculations. (noun)
  • A set of mathematical tables used to aid in calculating. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "calculator" in a sentence
  • "However, as a guideline, your poker calculator is going to have the exact odds, and correct mathematical indication served up for you, David Sklansky style."
  • "This free poker odds calculator is very simple tool to find out what were your odds of winning."
  • "In reality punching a few numbers into a calculator is free and buying a bunch of high end rifle rounds can be VERY expensive."