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tabulator

[tab-yuh-ley-ter] /ˈtæb yəˌleɪ tər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that tabulates.
2.
tab1 (def 7).
Origin of tabulator
1880-1885
1880-85; tabulate + -or2
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tabulator

/ˈtæbjʊˌleɪtə/
noun
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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