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  1. slide rulenoun

    Synonyms:
    slipstick

  2. slide rulenoun

    An analog calculator consisting of three interlocking strips marked with logarithmic scales, such that multiplication, division etc. can be performed by the equivalent of addition and subtraction.

    Synonyms:
    slipstick

Princeton's WordNet

  1. slide rule, slipsticknoun

    analog computer consisting of a handheld instrument used for rapid calculations; have been replaced by pocket calculators

    Synonyms:
    slipstick

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  1. Charles F. Kettering:

    When I was research head of General Motors and wanted a problem solved, I'd place a table outside the meeting room with a sign: LEAVE SLIDE RULES HERE! If I didn't do that, I'd find some engineer reaching for his slide rule. Then he'd be on his feet saying, Boss you can't do that.


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