Schoolchildren today take open-book tests or with a calculator.
Of course, no calculator can tell you the best restaurant in Montreal, or which politician deserves your vote.
Now you have to either buy two, or break out the calculator.
Was the calculator created only to pump up sales of the already multi-billion-dollar statin market?
According to the Times' calculator, Romney would have had to win 73 percent of the Hispanic vote to prevail in 2012.
He now had a little data upon which to work, and his fingers were flying over the keys of the calculator.
She had a figure like an ironing board and the soul of a Ramsden calculator.
Andries is shrewd, if he be no calculator; and I dare to say he has engaged a suitable man.
Yard after yard of calculator paper was filled with equations and computations.
It was round, with a small, rectangular projection for the operator's controls and calculator.
late 14c., "mathematician, one who calculates," from Latin calculator, from calculatus, past participle of calculare "to reckon, compute," from calculus (see calculus). Of mechanical adding machine contraptions, from 1784. Of electronic ones, from 1946.
Electronic calculator uses 18,000 tubes to solve complex problems ["Scientific American" headline, June 1946]