- the act or process of calculating
- something deduced by calculating; estimate; plan
- careful planning or forethought, esp. with selfish motives
calculation
cal·cu·la·tion
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calculation
noun
- a. The act, process, or result of calculating.b. An estimate based on probabilities.
- Careful, often cunning estimation and planning of likely outcomes, especially to advance one's own interests.
Related Forms:
- cal′cu·la′tive
adjective
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(usually uncountable, plural calculations)
- (mathematics, uncountable) The act or process of calculating.
- (mathematics, countable) The result of calculating.
- (countable) Reckoning, estimate.
- By my calculation, we should be there by midnight.
- (countable) An expectation based on circumstances.
- auction call
MLA Style
"calculation." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 15 January 2019. <https://www.yourdictionary.com/calculation>.
APA Style
calculation. (n.d.). Retrieved January 15th, 2019, from https://www.yourdictionary.com/calculation