Definition of Subtracter

1. Noun. A person who subtracts numbers.




2. Noun. A machine that subtracts numbers.
Generic synonyms: Calculating Machine, Calculator

Definition of Subtracter

1. n. One who subtracts.

Definition of Subtracter

1. Noun. One who, or that which, subtracts. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Subtracter

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subtracter

subtopia
subtopian
subtopias
subtopic
subtopics
subtorrid
subtotal
subtotaled
subtotaling
subtotalled
subtotalling
subtotally
subtotals
subtract
subtracted
subtracter (current term)
subtracters
subtracting
subtraction
subtractions
subtractive
subtractively
subtractiveness
subtractor
subtractors
subtracts
subtrahend
subtrahends
subtransaction
subtransactions

Literary usage of Subtracter

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1. A New System of Arithmetick Theorical and Practical: Wherein the Science of by Alexander Malcolm (1730)
"By drawing a Line over the whole Terms of the subtracter, and joining it to the Subtrahend with a Mark of Subtraction between them. ..."

2. Thirty Secret Years by Robin Denniston (2007)
"Washington does not figure subtracter, Washington does not hold ISMET which is perhaps the more secret of the two except at London which treats ..."

3. The Most General School-assistant: Containing, a Complete System of by Gilbert Dyer (1770)
"... Numerator of the Fraction from its Denominator, and let the Remainder over the Denominator, then carry one to the Place of Integers in the subtracter. ..."

4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"An erroneous form of 'subtracter, subtracter: used in the quotation in the sense of 'detractor.' By this hand they are scoundrels and ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... addition (or subtraction) of numbers and addition (or subtracter numerical quantities. In each case the grouping ..."

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