
Definition of Calculation
1. Noun. The procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods.
Specialized synonyms: Transposition, Number Crunching, Mathematical Operation, Mathematical Process, Operation, Recalculation
Generic synonyms: Procedure, Process
Derivative terms: Calculate, Calculate, Calculate, Calculate, Computational, Compute
2. Noun. Problem solving that involves numbers or quantities.
Generic synonyms: Problem Solving
Specialized synonyms: Extrapolation, Interpolation, Conversion, Approximation, Estimate, Estimation, Idea, Derivative, Derived Function, Differential, Differential Coefficient, First Derivative, Integral
Derivative terms: Calculate, Calculate, Computational, Compute, Figure, Reckon
3. Noun. Planning something carefully and intentionally. "It was the deliberation of his act that was insulting"
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
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 8939 1946 calculation and Control by Capacitors, System LowerHarmonic ..."
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 powerhouse is ..."
5. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1907)
"their figurememory as such and their figurememory as subservient to their
interest in calculation were quite distinct.1 We cannot agree with Binet,2 ..."