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electronic calculator

[i‚lek′trän·ik ′kal·kyə‚lād·ər]
(electronics)
A calculator in which integrated circuits perform calculations and show results on a digital display; the displays usually use either seven-segment light-emitting diodes or liquid crystals.
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Mauchly took pains to make clear that the electronic calculator does not replace original human thinking, but rather frees scientific thought from the drudgery of lengthy calculating work...What he thinks of the future effects of his brain-child, he summed up briefly by saying: 'In high-speed computing and more widespread use of numerical mathematics for industrial design lie possibilities which affect us all--better transportation, better clothing, better food processing, better television, radio and other communications, better housing, and better weather forecasting'" [7, box 9a].
By using the guidebook and scientific electronic calculator, teachers learn how to use a scientific calculator during the teaching.
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| Required exam equipment was a clear pencil case for pens and pencils, a ruler, compass and electronic calculator for the maths papers.
Especially when her father was caught giggling in the back of maths class because he had learnt to write BOOBIES on his electronic calculator instead of deciphering advanced trigonometry.
Building on the technology developed to create the 14-A, Casio launched the 001 in 1965, the world's first electronic calculator with a memory function.
ALTHOUGH he used a slide rule to the end of his life in preference to the electronic calculator, the physicist, who fled persecution in Nazi Germany, played a crucial part in the development of the atomic bomb - providing the theoretical calculations that the explosion would not spark a chain-reaction, which could destroy the world.
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directive short wave or Yagi antenna (recognized in 1995), Mount Fuji radar system (2000), Tokaido Shinkansen or bullet train (2000), Seiko's electronic quartz wristwatch (2004) and Sharp's electronic calculator (2005).
CHILDREN in Wales are saying goodbye to the drudgery of wading through log tables to find the answers to mathematical problems, as more and more schools and examiners give in to the electronic calculator. Schools and examining boards have recognised the inevitable and instead of trying to ban their use they are changing the questions to ensure pupils have to think the problem through before they can start pressing buttons.
1970: The first hand-held electronic calculator was unveiled in Japan.
Later in the decade, IBM introduced the Selective Sequence Electronic Calculator as the company's first large-scale digital calculating machine, the successful 604 Electronic Calculating Punch - 5,600 of which were built in a ten year period - and the card-programmed Electronic Calculator, the first IBM product designed for computation centres.

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