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RECKONER

 Dictionary entry overview: What does reckoner mean? 

RECKONER (noun)
  The noun RECKONER has 2 senses:

1. an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
2. a handbook of tables used to facilitate computation

  Familiarity information: RECKONER used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RECKONER (noun)


Sense 1reckoner [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

estimator; figurer; reckoner; calculator; computer

Hypernyms ("reckoner" is a kind of...):

expert (a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "reckoner"):

adder (a person who adds numbers)

number cruncher (someone able to perform complex and lengthy calculations)

actuary; statistician (someone versed in the collection and interpretation of numerical data (especially someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance premiums))

subtracter (a person who subtracts numbers)


Sense 2reckoner [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A handbook of tables used to facilitate computation

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

ready reckoner; reckoner

Hypernyms ("reckoner" is a kind of...):

enchiridion; handbook; vade mecum (a concise reference book providing specific information about a subject or location)


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