abaci abaci

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a calculator that performs arithmetic functions by manually sliding counters on rods or in grooves
  2. (n) a tablet placed horizontally on top of the capital of a column as an aid in supporting the architrave

Usage(s):

  1. Sitting at their abaci, with hot green tea and cold rice balls for refreshment, the election clerks diligently tallied their beads and the vote.
  2. The abaci of the money-changers clicked steadily.

News

  • How Mizuno Golf Scores With Average Joes In Addition To Masters Contenders

    As the attention of the golfing world focuses on stories coming from this week’s Masters Tournament, Mizuno Golf is also paying attention to the millions of average golfers and their stories. At the ANA Brand Masters Conference, Ahmet Abaci, VP of Brand Marketing and Management for Mizuno USA, shared how the company has increased its market share by celebrating the Average Joe golfer.
    on April 10, 2014     Source: Forbes

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