Definition of Hand calculator

1. Noun. A calculator small enough to hold in the hand or carry in a pocket.

Exact synonyms: Pocket Calculator
Generic synonyms: Calculating Machine, Calculator

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hand Calculator

hand and foot
hand and glove
hand ax
hand axe
hand axes
hand ball
hand bill
hand bills
hand blower
hand brake
hand brakes
hand bridge
hand by a hair
hand calculator (current term)
hand cart
hand cheese
hand clapping
hand cream
hand down
hand drill
hand dryer
hand dryers
hand dye
hand eczema
hand fern
hand grenade

Literary usage of Hand calculator

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Energy Efficiency: Challenges and Trends for Electric Utilities (1993)
"His models consist of a few equations that can be solved with a hand calculator. See Gail Edmondson, "Good Eye, Mr. Chips," Business Week, September 8, ..."

2. Profiting from Chaos: Using Chaos Theory for Market Timing, Stock Selection by Tonis Vaga (1994)
"In his early work using a hand calculator covering the period between 1977 and 1979, Navellier found that the top 10 percent of OTC stocks having the ..."

3. Cartanian Geometry, Nonlinear Waves, and Control Theory. by Robert Hermann (1980)
"My first job at Lincoln was in doing “spectral factorization” of a rational function on a hand calculator for a whole simmer. In order to relieve the tedium ..."

4. Forest Owners' Guide to the Federal Income Tax by William C. Siegel, William L. Hoover, Harry L. Haney, Jr., Karen Liu (1996)
"The calculation of the decision criteria can be done with a hand calculator or the data can be entered in a microcomputer software program to analyze the ..."

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