Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of abacus.

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Examples

  • Somehow, these broadcasters, who have managed to make pictures fly through the air and into your living room for 70 years, are still relying on paper records and perhaps abacuses.

    Craig Aaron: When Whinosaurs Attack!

  • Calls for the modernization of the game were once more dismissed outright by the bigwigs in power, preferring abacuses to calculators, and overweight old men aka 'Linesmen' to goal-line technology.

    Dan Bigmore: The State of the Game

  • Calls for the modernization of the game were once more dismissed outright by the bigwigs in power, preferring abacuses to calculators, and overweight old men aka 'Linesmen' to goal-line technology.

    Dan Bigmore: The State of the Game

  • Somehow, these broadcasters, who have managed to make pictures fly through the air and into your living room for 70 years, are still relying on paper records and perhaps abacuses.

    Craig Aaron: When Whinosaurs Attack!

  • So to calm our nerves, we got out our abacuses and did some initial fooling around with projected popular vote.

    First Thoughts on an Obama ‘Turnout Effect’ | Disinformation

  • The current Emperor dreams of space travel and has commissioned a team of mathematicians (called Computators) to wield their abacuses (Abacuses!) and make that dream a reality.

    REVIEW: Chris Roberson's Celestial Empire Stories (Part 1)

  • The computational work of the input-output analysis (inversion of the matrix by an inferior pivot method, necessary because of that absence) was performed by thousands of people, for months using abacuses or turning the handles of primitive mechanical calculators.

    Dr. Vladimir A. Masch: Balanced Capitalism

  • The computational work of the input-output analysis (inversion of the matrix by an inferior pivot method, necessary because of that absence) was performed by thousands of people, for months using abacuses or turning the handles of primitive mechanical calculators.

    Dr. Vladimir A. Masch: Balanced Capitalism

  • Ombak Ampang Mall 301A, another browser's delight, is much more of a Southeast Asian enterprise, with colorful children's toys, vintage abacuses and vivid Sri Lankan textiles collected from founder Simon Gan 's extensive travels.

    Kuala Lumpur Update

  • It had a good amount of stuff, and really good explanations, and hands-on things I now understand how abacuses work!

    Stevie Gerrard and I have the same birthday

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