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Noun Concept
Categories: Obsolete occupations, Traditional occupations, Webarchive template archiveis links, Mathematical notation, History of computing
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computer  calculator  estimator  figurer  reckoner
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The term "computer", in use from the early 17th century, meant "one who computes": a person performing mathematical calculations, before electronic computers became commercially available. Wikipedia
A person whose job it is to perform mathematical calculations Wikipedia Disambiguation
A person who estimates, especially one who estimates costs. OmegaWiki
An expert at calculation OmegaWiki
A person who performs mathematical calculation. Wiktionary
A person employed to perform computations; one who computes. Wiktionary
One who figures or calculates. Wiktionary
An accountant; one who computes or calculates. Wiktionary
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1613, Richard Brathwait, The Yong Mans Gleanings‎[1], page 1. Wiktionary
I haue read the truest computer of Times, and the best Arithmetician that euer breathed, and he reduceth thy dayes into a short number: The daies of Man are threescore and ten. Wiktionary