Calculation
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Definitions of calculation

problem solving that involves numbers or quantities

planning something carefully and intentionally; " it was the deliberation of his act that was insulting"

The act or process, or the result, of calculating; computation; reckoning, estimate.

An expectation based on circumstances.

The art or process of calculating: estimate.

A reckoning; computation.

The act or art of computing; computation; reckonin.

The act or process of calculating; the estimate come to by calculating; computation; reckoning; a deduction of reason; inference; opinion.

Computation; the result of an operation in arithmetic; an estimate arrived at in the mind by comparing various facts.
Usage examples for calculation

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

It was a matter of nice calculation. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault

Time is a matter of earth's calculation. – Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation by S. D. Gordon

And these you must take into calculation in every case. – Treatises on Friendship and Old Age by Marcus Tullius Cicero

And the better part of the soul is likely to be that which trusts to measure and calculation? – Plato's Republic by Plato

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

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

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

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 KemptonWace Letters by Jack London Anna Strunsky

His calculation was a correct one. – The Woman in the Alcove by Anna Katharine Green

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

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

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

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

Now, in politics, I would a deal sooner trust to instinct than to calculation. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope

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