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Comptometer

noun
  1. trademark a high-speed calculating machine: superseded by electronic calculators
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Historical Examples

  • In the morning we were taken to the audit department where each bundle was summed up in turn by comptometer operators.

    The Beaver, Volume 1, No. 10, July, 1921.

    Hudson's Bay Company

  • They do not even attempt to train salesmen and saleswomen, index and statistical clerks, 317 comptometer operators, etc.


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