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a tablet placed horizontally on top of the capital of a column as an aid in supporting the architrave

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a calculator that performs arithmetic functions by manually sliding counters on rods or in grooves

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Land and Property Services require Equiniti ICS to upgrade their Abbacus software to reflect the new Council structure where the 26 Local Councils will be reduced to 11.
1981), Practical Mathematics in the Italian Renaissance: A Catalog of Italian Abbacus Manuscripts and Printed Books to 1600 (Firenze: Editrice Giunti Barbara).
La gran mayoria se describen en otro trabajo del mismo autor, el importante catalogo Practical Mathematics in the Italian Renaissance: a Catalogue of Italian Abbacus manuscripts and printed book to 1600, Florencia, 1980.
The emergence of abbaco led, in turn, to the creation of a new type of mathematician, the abachist, and to the founding of a new form of school, the abbaco (or abbacus (6)) schools [see Rankin, 1979; Burnett, 2005; Blume et al.
van Egmond (1980) Practical Mathematics in the Italian Renaissance: A Catalog of Italian Abbacus Manuscripts and Printed Books to 1660, Firenze: Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza.