calc

[ kalk ]
/ kælk /

noun Informal.

a calculator, especially a small portable one.

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Origin of calc

By shortening

Definition for calc (2 of 3)

calc-

a combining form of calcareous: calc-tufa.
variant of calci- before a vowel: calcic.

Origin of calc-

<German Kalk lime <Latin calc- (stem of calx) lime, limestone; see calx, chalk

Definition for calc (3 of 3)

calc.

calculate.
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British Dictionary definitions for calc

calc-

combining form

a variant of calci-
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