slide rule

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Synonyms for slide rule

analog computer consisting of a handheld instrument used for rapid calculations

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A condensed version on a simple, hand-held slide ruler for instant reference is currently under development.
In reality, however, the combination square has six pieces, including the main body, the slide ruler, the guide pin, the adjustment knob, the spring, and the scribe (see accompanying photo).
You can say he was raised with a slide ruler in one hand and a ser of bongos in the other.
The exhibition of the period of College of Engineering is divided into four sections, including Seeding, Germinating, Growing and Blooming, revealing the characteristics and achievements of the development of College of Engineering with texts, images and timelines and simultaneously displaying various collection items, including the balance, theodolite, depth gage, slide ruler, drills and watt meter.