2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Calculation \Cal'cu*la"tion\ (-l[=a]"sh[u^]n), 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 circumstances.

The lazy gossips of the port, Abhorrent of a calculation crost, Began to chafe as at a personal wrong. --Tennyson.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods [syn: {calculation}, {computation}, {computing}]

2: problem solving that involves numbers or quantities [syn: {calculation}, {computation}, {figuring}, {reckoning}]

3: planning something carefully and intentionally; "it was the deliberation of his act that was insulting" [syn: {calculation}, {deliberation}]

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