Can be used to spell out a limited lexicon of words when the display is upside down.

0 = O
1 = I
2 = Z
3 = E
4 = H
5 = S
6 = G
7 = L
8 = B
9 = erm...

Examples include 0.7734 and 5318008.

C++ = C = Camel Book

calculator [Cambridge] n.

Syn. for bitty box.

--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.

Cal"cu*la*tor (?), n. [L.: cf. F. calculateur.]

One who computes or reckons: one who estimates or considers the force and effect of causes, with a view to form a correct estimate of the effects.

Ambition is no exact calculator. Burke.

 

© Webster 1913.

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