a person or thing that tabulates.
tab1 ( def 7 ).

1880–85; tabulate + -or2 Unabridged
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tabulator (ˈtæbjʊˌleɪtə)
1.  a device for setting the automatic stops that locate the column margins on a typewriter
2.  computing a machine that reads data from one medium, such as punched cards, producing lists, tabulations, or totals, usually on a continuous sheet of paper
3.  any machine that tabulates data

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Example sentences
Tabulator ballot box has removable ballot receptacles.
Before feeding the ballots into the tabulator, take a quick look at them.
Tabulator that counts votes from multiple precincts at a central location.
Under the precinct-based system, voters insert their completed ballots into an
  electronic tabulator.
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