tabulator

[ tab-yuh-ley-ter ]
/ ˈtæb yəˌleɪ tər /

noun

a person or thing that tabulates.

QUIZZES

DON’T VACILLATE! VANQUISH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

It’d be a real faux pas to miss this quiz on the words from August 3–9, 2020!
Question 1 of 7
What does “vacillate” mean?

Origin of tabulator

First recorded in 1880–85; tabulate + -or2

Words nearby tabulator

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for tabulator

British Dictionary definitions for tabulator

tabulator
/ (ˈtæbjʊˌleɪtə) /

noun

a device for setting the automatic stops that locate the column margins on a typewriter
computing a machine that reads data from one medium, such as punched cards, producing lists, tabulations, or totals, usually on a continuous sheet of paper
any machine that tabulates data
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012