Ábaco in english


pronunciation: æbəkəs part of speech: noun
In gestures

ábaco1 = abacus [abacuses/abaci, -pl.]. 

Example: The abacus, with its beads strung on parallel wires, led the Arabs to positional numeration and the concept of zero many centuries before the rest of the world.

ábaco2 = abacus [abacuses/abaci, -pl.]. 

Example: The abacus is a square slab that sits on top of the column's capital and supports the architrave or arch.
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