# Definitions and Synonyms of *calculating machine* | Another word for *calculating machine* | What is *calculating machine? *

*Definition 1: a small machine that is used for mathematical calculations; can be mechanical or electronic - [noun denoting artifact]*

*Synonyms for calculating machine in the sense of this definition*

*(**calculating machine* is a kind of ...) any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks

*calculating machine*is a kind of ...) any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks

*(... is a kind of **calculating machine* ) a calculator that performs arithmetic functions by manually sliding counters on rods or in grooves

*calculating machine*) a calculator that performs arithmetic functions by manually sliding counters on rods or in grooves

*(... is a kind of **calculating machine* ) a machine that adds numbers

*calculating machine*) a machine that adds numbers

*(... is a kind of **calculating machine* ) a calculator that performs simple arithmetic functions

*calculating machine*) a calculator that performs simple arithmetic functions

*(... is a kind of **calculating machine* ) a calculator that keeps a record of the number of times something happens

*calculating machine*) a calculator that keeps a record of the number of times something happens

*(... is a kind of **calculating machine* ) a calculator small enough to hold in the hand or carry in a pocket

*calculating machine*) a calculator small enough to hold in the hand or carry in a pocket

*(... is a kind of **calculating machine* ) a set of graduated rods formerly used to do multiplication and division by a method invented by John Napier

*calculating machine*) a set of graduated rods formerly used to do multiplication and division by a method invented by John Napier

*(... is a kind of **calculating machine* ) calculator consisting of a cord with attached cords; used by ancient Peruvians for calculating and keeping records

*calculating machine*) calculator consisting of a cord with attached cords; used by ancient Peruvians for calculating and keeping records

*(... is a kind of **calculating machine* ) a machine that subtracts numbers

*calculating machine*) a machine that subtracts numbers

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