Definition of Calculation. Meaning of Calculation. Synonyms of Calculation

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Definition of Calculation

Calculation
Calculation Cal`cu*la"tion (-l[=a]"sh[u^]n), n. [OE. calculation, fr. L. calculatio; cf. OF. calcucation.] 1. The act or process, or the result, of calculating; computation; reckoning, estimate. ``The calculation of eclipses.' --Nichol. The mountain is not so his calculation makes it. --Boyle. 2. An expectation based on circumstances. The lazy gossips of the port, Abhorrent of a calculation crost, Began to chafe as at a personal wrong. --Tennyson.

Meaning of Calculation from wikipedia

- A calculation is a deliberate process that transforms one or more inputs into one or more results. The term is used in a variety of senses, from the very...
- A back-of-the-envelope calculation is a rough calculation, typically jotted down on any available s**** of paper such as an envelope. It is more than a...
- Mental calculation consists of arithmetical calculations using only the human brain, with no help from any supplies (such as pencil and paper) or devices...
- Pivot point may refer to: Pivot point, the center point of any rotational system such as a lever system the center of percussion of a rigid body or pivot...
- for practical calculations of up to multi-digit numbers. Any particular abacus design supports multiple methods to perform calculations, including the...
- century, probably in 388, and in Alexandria in the following century. The calculation hypothesis suggests that an earlier holiday, the Annunciation, held on...
- modeling phenomena with significant uncertainty in inputs such as the calculation of risk in business and, in mathematics, evaluation of multidimensional...
- A calendrical calculation is a calculation concerning calendar dates. Calendrical calculations can be considered an area of applied mathematics. Some examples...
- The economic calculation problem (sometimes abbreviated ECP) is a criticism of using economic planning as a substitute for market-based allocation of...
- Computer Power and Human Reason: From Judgment to Calculation (1976) by Joseph Weizenbaum displays the author's ambivalence towards computer technology...