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calculation Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
    computation; computing.
  2. noun problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
    figuring; reckoning; computation.
  3. noun planning something carefully and intentionally
    • it was the deliberation of his act that was insulting

Cal`cu*la"tion noun
OE. calculation, fr. L. calculatio; cf. OF. calcucation.
  1. The act or process, or the result, of calculating; computation; reckoning, estimate. "The calculation of eclipses." Nichol.
    The mountain is not so his calculation makes it. Boyle.
  2. An expectation based on cirumstances.
    The lazy gossips of the port, Abborrent of a calculation crost, Began to chafe as at a personal wrong. Tennyson.

Webster 1913

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