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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Analog computer consisting of a handheld instrument used for rapid calculations.

Usage examples (6)
  • Space Service gets around to putting two and two together on the slipstick.
  • That a Heinlein character is nicknamed “slipstick” for his proficiency with the slide rule is a minor lapse of imagination in a future of moving highways,...
  • "I wouldn't attempt it without a slipstick; I'm confused.
  • Mine will be a cuddly little brunette that thinks a slipstick is some kind of lipstick and that an isotope's something good to eat. " for more
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