
Definition of Subtracter
1. Noun. A person who subtracts numbers.
2. Noun. A machine that subtracts numbers.
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]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Subtracter
Literary usage of Subtracter
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 Schoolassistant: 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 ..."