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# abacus harmonicus

An ancient diagram showing the structure and disposition of the keys of an instrument. - Crabb

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• Abacus harmonicus — Abacus Ab a*cus ([a^]b [.a]*k[u^]s), n.; E. pl. {Abacuses}; L. pl. {Abaci} ( s[imac]). [L. abacus, abax, Gr. a bax] 1. A table or tray strewn with sand, anciently used for drawing, calculating, etc. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. A calculating table or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• Abacus Harmonicus — was an ancient diagram which showed the structure and placement of the keys of a particular musical instrument …   Wikipedia

• Abacus (disambiguation) — Abacus may refer to:* Abacus, or counting frame ** Abacus system, mental calculation method ** Abacus logic, a logic equivalent to the mathematical abacus * Abacus (architecture), a flat slab forming the uppermost member or division of the… …   Wikipedia

• Abacus — Ab a*cus ([a^]b [.a]*k[u^]s), n.; E. pl. {Abacuses}; L. pl. {Abaci} ( s[imac]). [L. abacus, abax, Gr. a bax] 1. A table or tray strewn with sand, anciently used for drawing, calculating, etc. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. A calculating table or frame; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• Abăcus — (lat., vom gr.), 1) Tisch, worauf man Prunkgefäße setzte; 2) Rechenbret zu arithmetischen Berechnungen; daher Abacist, Rechenmeister; 3) Zahlentabelle, z.B. A. pythagoricus, das Einmaleins; A. logisticus (Canon hexacondaton), Tafel zur… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

• Abaci — Abacus Ab a*cus ([a^]b [.a]*k[u^]s), n.; E. pl. {Abacuses}; L. pl. {Abaci} ( s[imac]). [L. abacus, abax, Gr. a bax] 1. A table or tray strewn with sand, anciently used for drawing, calculating, etc. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. A calculating table or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• Abacuses — Abacus Ab a*cus ([a^]b [.a]*k[u^]s), n.; E. pl. {Abacuses}; L. pl. {Abaci} ( s[imac]). [L. abacus, abax, Gr. a bax] 1. A table or tray strewn with sand, anciently used for drawing, calculating, etc. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. A calculating table or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English