# calculators

Noun

- plural form of
*calculator*

- Those engaged upon the work were divided into three sections: the first consisted of five or six mathematicians, including Legendre, who were engaged in the purely analytical work, or the calculation of the fundamental numbers; the second section consisted of seven or eight
**calculators**possessing some mathematical knowledge; and the third comprised seventy or eighty ordinary computers. - It is important as having been adopted by Regnault (and also by many subsequent
**calculators**) for the expression of his observations on the vapour-pressures of steam and various other substances.

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