Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who uses an abacus in casting accounts; a calculator.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who uses an abacus in casting accounts; a calculator.

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Examples

  • In calculations, the abacist knew he had to respect untouched columns just as he had to respect ones in which the beads were moved.

    HERE’S LOOKING AT EUCLID

  • One compartment holds a laptop compiler, whereas I pharyngeal taking my analog abacist life after death stag party me near enough to three months ago.

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  • The abacus was also a way for the skeptical abacist to check the calculator’s result, just in case he didn’t believe it.

    HERE’S LOOKING AT EUCLID

  • “The faceted world was like a cosmic abacist, tallying as it marched the errors of the infinite.

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