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a calculator that performs simple arithmetic functions

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Elmer Rice's The Adding Machine is commonly held up as the prime example of expressionism in the American theatre.
When I got into public accounting many years ago, you generally had a 10-key adding machine with rolls of paper that you carted around with you," said Larry Steinberg, CPA, CGMA, who submitted this item, "and if you needed to make quick calculations and didn't want to carry one of those around, you carried one of these little personal calculators.
As for "The Adding Machine," numbers are important.
With the adding machine, account balances could be entered directly into the machine without first listing the balance with the total automatically determined.
rolls of adding machine tape, the aging and now ill poet finds that his
If you thought learning accounting requires little more than a pen, some paper and a 10-key adding machine, think again.
Following acknowledgments (ix) and an introduction (1-10), it contains five sections: "The Americanization of Expressionism: The Hairy Ape (1922) and The Adding Machine (1923)" (11-32); "Sensualizing and Sanctifying Technology: Machinal (1928), The Subway (1929), and Dynamo (1929)" (33-68); "Theatre of the Thirties: Machines to Socialize the Soul: Waiting for Lefty (1935), Altars of Steel (1937), and O, Pyramids
The French philosopher and scientist Blaise Pascal is credited with inventing the adding machine in 1642.
For a project on dinosaurs, students created a time line using 2,000 feet of adding machine tape, with every seven inches covering 5 million years.
The comptometer was an adding machine, with rows and rows of keys,'' said Mary, 65.
It was the adding machine, however, that saved the most time and labor in courthouse offices, the first one having been purchased in November 1915 for $194 from the Adder Machine Company.
February 5, 1914: Birth of American novelist William S Burroughs: Born in StLouis, Missouri, William Burroughs was the grandson of the founder of the Burroughs Adding Machine Company.
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I once worked for someone who insisted that we use both sides of adding machine tapes when possible?
It has a desk with an adding machine, paper and pens, and other office supplies and equipment that residents can use.