Umbrella vs Calculator - What's the difference?

umbrella | calculator |


As nouns the difference between umbrella and calculator

is that umbrella is cloth-covered frame used for protection against rain or sun while calculator is a mechanical or electronic device that performs mathematical calculations.

As a verb umbrella

is to cover or protect, as if by an umbrella.

umbrella

Noun

(en noun)
  • Cloth-covered frame used for protection against rain or sun.
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  • *:There was a neat hat-and-umbrella stand, and the stranger's weary feet fell soft on a good, serviceable dark-red drugget, which matched in colour the flock-paper on the walls.
  • Generally, anything that provides protection.
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  • Something that covers a wide range of concepts, purposes, groups, etc.
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  • The main body of a jellyfish, excluding the tentacles.
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  • Synonyms

    * (l) * (l) (colloquial) * (l) * (l)

    Derived terms

    * Japanese umbrella pine * subumbrella * umbrella bird * umbrella body * umbrella brand * umbrella fund * umbrellaless * umbrella organisation, umbrella organization * umbrella pine * umbrella plant * umbrella school * umbrella stand * umbrella term * umbrella tree

    See also

    * awning * bumbershoot * gamp * parasol * shield

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To cover or protect, as if by an umbrella.
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  • To form the dome shape of an open umbrella.
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  • To move like a sea jelly.
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  • Anagrams

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    calculator

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A mechanical or electronic device that performs mathematical calculations.
  • (dated) A person who performs mathematical calculation
  • A person who calculates (in the sense of scheming).
  • (obsolete) A set of mathematical tables.
  • Synonyms

    * (electronic device) electronic calculator, pocket calculator * (mechanical device) adding machine * (person who performs mathematical calculations) computer (dated) * (person who schemes) plotter, schemer * (mathematical tables) ready reckoner, tables

    Derived terms

    * electronic calculator * pocket calculator

    See also

    * ready reckoner * slide rule * tables * (commonslite) ----