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adding machine:

see calculatorcalculator
or calculating machine,
device for performing numerical computations; it may be mechanical, electromechanical, or electronic. The electronic computer is also a calculator but performs other functions as well.
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adding machine

[′ad·iŋ mə‚shēn]
(computer science)
A device which performs the arithmetical operation of addition and subtraction.
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Adding Machine: A Musical is the story of an accountant, Mr.
The Dalton adding machine was one of the most successful and best-known adding machines.
Another important impact of the adding machine was that it often allowed an accountant to be replaced by a clerk.
One of Williams's most ambitious and experimental works, the play would push the resources of the American stage (in 1945 or 2000) to the extremes as it darts back and forth between exaggerated realism and zany expressionism (i.e., The Adding Machine).
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Rice is best remembered for the expressionistic The Adding Machine (1923) and for the realistic Street Scene.
Again, before Shawmut can stop himself, he blurts out: 'Will you use a typewriter or an adding machine?'
Don't set your alarm clock the day after Tax Day, shut off your phone, don't go near an adding machine or a computer - just take the day off - it's a holiday well deserved.
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New Century Theatre Company was named Theatre of the Year, in large part thanks to its staging of the Adding Machine, which also scored for outstanding production, director (John Langs) and actress (Amy Thone).
CHICAGO The critical success in Chicago and Off Broadway of his musical "Adding Machine" made composer Josh Schmidt one of the country's most intriguing new voices in musical theater.