Meaning of ABACUS in English

ABACUS

noun

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All of them will make either a slide rule or an abacus as a way of presenting how number sets work.

Make an abacus and write a report about its usefulness in terms of place value and computation.

Once in a while, the numbers fall, the abacus clicks into a pattern.

She gave him an abacus , explained the basic principles, and showed him how to make his trick work even better.

Sometimes he calculates the price on an abacus and then indicates the total.

The central volutes intertwine and a tendril and foliage breaks the line of the abacus between these and the angle volutes.

Vassily Prokofyevich, the manager, was doing his accounts, snapping his abacus .

Vocabulary is words, lists of, abacus beads, each encapsulating a precise idea.

Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary.      Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5.