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calculating machine

[′kal·kyə‚lād·iŋ mə′shēn]
(computer science)
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It is part of computer arithmetic, they say, so appropriate for implementing on calculating machines. They explain that the double-base number system was originally an extension to the binary system, and using a second base in addition to the two used by the binary systems reveals some fascinating properties of both the double-base number system and its logarithmic extension, the multidimensional logarithmic number system.
In the factory of the future strong and fast calculating machines will work together with humans as partners.
He was a renaissance man who would dwarf the desiccated, calculating machines of politics today.
I think it was made by Guys Calculating Machines Ltd in Wood Green, London.
1623: Blaise Pascal, who invented the first calculating machines, was born.
Babbage had devoted years of work to a pair of convoluted mechanical calculating machines, and he saw that the punch card system would be a breakthrough.
Chess-playing computers are likely to strike us today more as powerful calculating machines rather than as virtually complete equivalents of human minds or intelligence.
In his spare time, Hooke was an inveterate instrument maker who had designs for barometers, telescopic sights, calculating machines, and watches.
Computer technology and networks are rapidly evolving from menial calculating machines to "knowledge machines" able to provide specialist information and expertise to people.
Western Electric innovative creations--adding sound to motion pictures, developing typewriters, manufacturing calculating machines and distributing appliances--were passed to others because they were not a part of Western Electric's core mission.
Counting and calculating machines have replaced human workers since the late nineteenth century.
Pascal and Leibniz had constructed calculating machines (see 1642 and 1693), but these were equipped to do only the very simplest tasks.