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English translation: comptometer

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Spanish term or phrase:contometro
English translation:comptometer
Entered by: Veronica Martinez Lozada
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00:06 Jul 24, 2005
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Spanish term or phrase: contometro
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Veronica Martinez Lozada
Local time: 19:41
comptometer
Explanation:
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per Louis Robb Dict. of Modern Business

A Comptometer is a type of mechanical (or electro-mechanical) adding machine. The comptometer was the first adding device to be driven solely by the action of pressing keys, which are arranged in an array of vertical and horizontal colums.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comptometer

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Note added at 14 mins (2005-07-24 00:20:16 GMT)
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contómetro según Robb
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marybro
Local time: 20:41
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muchas gracias
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comptometer


Explanation:
sug
per Louis Robb Dict. of Modern Business

A Comptometer is a type of mechanical (or electro-mechanical) adding machine. The comptometer was the first adding device to be driven solely by the action of pressing keys, which are arranged in an array of vertical and horizontal colums.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comptometer

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Note added at 14 mins (2005-07-24 00:20:16 GMT)
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contómetro según Robb

marybro
Local time: 20:41
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 16
Grading comment
muchas gracias

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Muriel Vasconcellos: Yes, but I haven't seen one of those in 50 years!
6 hrs
  -> Thanks, Muriel, I haven't seen one for 30 LOL, but I couldnt find a different reference anywhere (:>)

agree  Rebecca Hendry
9 hrs
  -> Thanks so much, Rebecca!

agree  Hector Aires: Tenía uno para contar vacas.
23 hrs
  -> Thank you very much, Hector! Did you used to live on a ranch or farm?
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