As nouns the difference between calculator and database
is that
calculator is a mechanical or electronic device that performs mathematical calculations while
database is (computing) a collection of (usually) organized information in a regular structure, usually but not necessarily in a machinereadable format accessible by a computer.
As a verb database is
to enter data into a database.
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
Related terms
* calculate
See also
* ready reckoner
* slide rule
* tables
* ( commonslite)


database Alternative forms
* (older) data base, database
Noun
( en noun)
(computing) A collection of (usually) organized information in a regular structure, usually but not necessarily in a machinereadable format accessible by a computer.

(computing) A set of tables in a database(1).

(computing) A software program for storing, retrieving and manipulating a database(1).

(computing) A combination of (1) and (2).
Synonyms
* (collection of organized information) databank
* (computer software) database management system
Verb
(databas)
To enter data into a database

