Origin of slide rule
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I watched him copy the indicated figures, surround them with formulas, and solve mysterious problems with a slide-rule.
This was a little rocket canister which had just enough poof, the slide-rule boys had said, to stop the rotation of the bird.The Trouble with Telstar|John Berryman
The slide-rule (see Calculating Machines) is a simple apparatus for the mechanical application of the methods of logarithms.
Seaton threw down the papers and picked up his slide-rule, a twenty-inch trigonometrical duplex.Skylark Three|Edward Elmer Smith
Hoskins, there, he's going to be a slide-rule, jus' you wait and see.Breaking Point|James E. Gunn