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Definition of the noun abacist

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noun

  1. One who uses an abacus in casting accounts; a calculator.

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Google previewThe Spirit Liveth On (2015)

St. Annes Mission Settlement, Youth & Pella Club, Vauxhall, London by Joe Plant

An Abacist is a person good at figures. Cayenne is a pepper used in cooking.

Google previewAnticipation Across Disciplines (2015)

by Mihai Nadin

The abacist is a computer, that is, a person who calculates for a living. It is appropriate to point out that there are many other forms of computing, such as counting the elements that make up a volume of liquid, or a mass (of stone, wood ).

Google previewA new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1848)

by John Craig (F.G.S.)

ABACIST— ABASED. ABAJOUR— ABARTICULATION. ing a part, or the entire pattern or design. The term is sometimes used as synonymous with abacus. Adacist, ab'a-sist, s. (from abacus, Lat.) One who casts up accounts ; a calculator.

Google previewA New Universal, Technological, Etymological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1854)

by John Craig

ABACIST— ABASED. ABAJOUR— ABARTICULATION. ing a part, or the entire pattern or design. The term is sometimes used as synonymous with abacus. ABACIST, ab'a-sist, «. (from niacrw, Lat) One who casts np accounts ; a calculator .

Google previewThe Law Lexicon Or Dictionary of Jurisprudence (1867)

Explaining the Technical Words and Phrases Employed in the Several Departments of English Law... by J.J.S. WHARTON

Abacist or Abacista, a caster of accounts, an arithmetician.

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

abacus abacist abnormal states, physiology of ...

Google previewAn universal etymological English dictionary. 21st [sic] ed (1790)

by Nathan Bailey

ABACIST A, an Ariibrncrician.

Google previewDictionary of English Language Exhibiting Orthography, Pronunciation and Definition of Words (1861)

by Arnold James Cooley

Abacist*, ab'-d-slst, s. An accountant. Aback, d-bak', ad. Back ; backward ; pressed back, (naut.) Abacus , Sb'-a-kus, s. A counting frame or table ; the crowning table of a column ear ).

Google previewA New Universal Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1847)

Embracing All the Terms Used in Art, Science and Literature by John Craig (F.G.S. of Glasgow.)

ABACIST, ab'a-sist, s. (abacista, Lat.) One who casts up accounts; a calculator. ABACK, a-bak', ad. (ebukai, Goth.) Backwards: a sea term. ABAcoT, ab'a-kot, s. A cap of state worn in ancient times by the kings of England. ABACTOR, a-bak'tur, ...

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Scrabble value of A1B3A1C3I1S1T1

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