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pocket calculator

<computer> A small battery-powered digital electronic device for performing simple arithmetic operations on data input on a keypad and outputting the result (usually a single number) to a simple LCD or other display.

The most sophisticated programmable calculators are really pocket computers which are limited to handling numerical data only.

(1996-12-23)

 


Nearby terms: PoB POC POCAL pocket calculator pocket computer pod P.O.D.
 

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