Definition of Calculation

1. Noun. The procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods.


2. Noun. Problem solving that involves numbers or quantities.

3. Noun. Planning something carefully and intentionally. "It was the deliberation of his act that was insulting"
Exact synonyms: Deliberation
Generic synonyms: Planning, Preparation, Provision
Derivative terms: Calculate

Definition of Calculation

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

Definition of Calculation

1. Noun. (mathematics) The act or process of calculating. ¹

2. Noun. (mathematics) The result of calculating. ¹

3. Noun. Reckoning, estimate. ¹

4. Noun. An expectation based on circumstances. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Calculation

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calculation

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Literary usage of Calculation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactionsby European Orthodontic Society, Ossianic Society, North of England Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society, University of Glasgow Oriental Society, Wentworth Historical Society, American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Homoeopathic Medical by European Orthodontic Society, Ossianic Society, North of England Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society, University of Glasgow Oriental Society, Wentworth Historical Society, American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Homoeopathic Medical Society of t (1869)
"Foust, Scott calculation of Initial Breakdown Voltages in Air. ... Schwantz, Higgins 893-9 1946 calculation and Control by Capacitors, System Lower-Harmonic ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1871)
"397; and "On the calculation of the Numerical Value of Euler's Constant," in the ... For the calculation of the constant Mr. Shanks has used (as, indeed, ..."

3. Algebra: An Elementary Text Book for the Higher Classes of Secondary Schools by George Chrystal (1889)
"DIRECT calculation OF PROBABILITIES. § 3.] The following examples of the calculation of probabilities require no special knowledge beyond the definition of ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1905)
"By AIE E ON THE calculation OF LINE BATTERIES. BY WE WINSHIP. ... The calculation of batteries to be fed over a boosted feeder from the power-house is ..."

5. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1907)
"their figure-memory as such and their figure-memory as subservient to their interest in calculation were quite distinct.1 We cannot agree with Binet,2 ..."

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