Associations to the word «Tabulator»

Wiktionary

TABULATOR, noun. A person who counts or tabulates things.
TABULATOR, noun. The mechanism on a typewriter that sets the position of columns and borders.
TABULATOR, noun. (computing) An early data processing machine that produces printed lists and totals from data on punched cards.

Dictionary definition

TABULATOR, noun. A calculator that keeps a record of the number of times something happens.

Wise words

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