Usage examples for calculation

  1. Harry had not spoken as he did to Sir Hugh without having made some calculation in his own mind as to the result of what he was about to say. – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  2. From this calculation it will be seen that we had about a hundred and ten killed and wounded every day after the enemy opened their batteries. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
  3. It came, evidently in the process of a reasoning calculation not, as usual, with the grasping of demand. – The Other Girls by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  4. With love, on the other hand, disappointment is very much less likely to spring up, for the reason that it is free from calculation – The Kempton-Wace Letters by Jack London Anna Strunsky
  5. In this calculation we have nothing to do with the size of the cylinder or the steam pressure, because the scale beam tells us how many lbs. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  6. It was a matter of nice calculation – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  7. Here, then, we see how the question may be answered by calculation – The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball
  8. Time is a matter of earth's calculation – Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation by S. D. Gordon
  9. The extinction of all colours requires somewhat more light than this, and a calculation shows that the extinction of every colour is effected by white light, which is seventy- five times brighter than the colour. – Colour Measurement and Mixture by W. de W. Abney
  10. And the length of her stay was the result of careful calculation and the necessity which her final break from association with her step- father demanded. – The Heart of Unaga by Ridgwell Cullum
  11. Naturally his wife must be thinking this and that; marriage that left such a thing as a- call it a private execution- out of the calculation might even turn out to be a little difficult; but she might as well hear what he had to say about it. – The Story of Louie by Oliver Onions
  12. And these you must take into calculation in every case. – Treatises on Friendship and Old Age by Marcus Tullius Cicero
  13. In making a calculation of the forces against us I have considered that the lieutenant, the cook and the doctor are disposed of, so far as being of any aid to the crew. – The Boy Volunteers with the Submarine Fleet by Kenneth Ward
  14. His calculation was a correct one. – The Woman in the Alcove by Anna Katharine Green
  15. Every system rests on a master- conception, on an ideal, a center about which there is assembled the mental construction made up of imagination and calculation which, if circumstances permit, must take shape, must show that it can live. – Essay on the Creative Imagination by Th. Ribot
  16. For what is decidedly disagreeable is, in a young man's calculation concerning women, not necessary at all,- quite the reverse. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  17. Thus, there has been initiated the development of a new and important industry whose possible ultimate proportions are beyond the range of present calculation – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  18. And the better part of the soul is likely to be that which trusts to measure and calculation – Plato's Republic by Plato
  19. Now, in politics, I would a deal sooner trust to instinct than to calculation – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope