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One entry found for abacus.
Main Entry: aba·cus
Pronunciation: primarystressab-schwa-kschwas, schwa-primarystressbak-schwas
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural aba·ci /primarystressab-schwa-simacr, -secondarystresskemacron; schwa-primarystressbak-secondarystressimacr /; or aba·cus·es
: an instrument for making calculations by sliding counters along rods or in grooves
[abacus illustration]

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