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## cal·cu·la·tion

(kăl′kyə-lā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act, process, or result of calculating.
b. An estimate based on probabilities.
2. Careful, often cunning estimation and planning of likely outcomes, especially to advance one's own interests.

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## calculation

(ˌkælkjʊˈleɪʃən)
n
1. (Mathematics) the act, process, or result of calculating
2. an estimation of probability; forecast
3. careful planning or forethought, esp for selfish motives
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## cal•cu•la•tion

(ˌkæl kyəˈleɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act or process of calculating; computation.
2. the result of calculating.
3. an estimate based on the known facts; forecast.
4. forethought; prior or careful planning.
5. scheming selfishness.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin]
cal′cu•la`tive (-ˌleɪ tɪv, -lə tɪv) cal`cu•la′tion•al, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 calculation - the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methodstransposition - (mathematics) the transfer of a quantity from one side of an equation to the other along with a change of signnumber crunching - performing complex and lengthy numerical calculationsmathematical operation, mathematical process, operation - (mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods; "the problems at the end of the chapter demonstrated the mathematical processes involved in the derivation"; "they were learning the basic operations of arithmetic"recalculation - the act of calculating again (usually to eliminate errors or to include additional data); "recalculation yielded a much larger value"procedure, process - a particular course of action intended to achieve a result; "the procedure of obtaining a driver's license"; "it was a process of trial and error" 2 calculation - problem solving that involves numbers or quantitiesproblem solving - the thought processes involved in solving a problemextrapolation - (mathematics) calculation of the value of a function outside the range of known valuesinterpolation - (mathematics) calculation of the value of a function between the values already knownconversion - a change in the units or form of an expression: "conversion from Fahrenheit to Centigrade"approximation, estimate, estimation, idea - an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth; "an estimate of what it would cost"; "a rough idea how long it would take"derivative, derived function, differential, differential coefficient, first derivative - the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dxintegral - the result of a mathematical integration; F(x) is the integral of f(x) if dF/dx = f(x) 3 calculation - planning something carefully and intentionally; "it was the deliberation of his act that was insulting"deliberationplanning, preparation, provision - the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening; "his planning for retirement was hindered by several uncertainties"
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## calculation

noun
1. He made a quick calculation on a scrap of paper.
2. an act of cold, unspeakably cruel calculation
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## calculation

noun
1. The act, process, or result of calculating:
2. A careful considering of a matter:
3. Careful forethought to avoid harm or risk:
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Translations
حِساب، تَقْدير، عَد، إحْصاءحُسْبان
výpočet
beregningkalkulation
računica
útreikningur

계산
izračun
beräkning
การคำนวณ
sự tính toán

## calculation

[ˌkælkjʊˈleɪʃən] N (Math) (= estimation) →
to make or do a calculation
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## calculation

[ˌkælkjʊˈleɪʃən] n
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## calculation

nBerechnung f, → Kalkulation f; (= critical estimation)Schätzung f; to do a quick calculation; with cold calculation; you’re out in your calculationsdu hast dich verrechnet; by my calculations he will arrive on Sundaynach meiner Schätzung müsste er Sonntag ankommen
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## calculation

[ˌkælkjʊˈleɪʃn] ncalcolo
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## calculate

(ˈkӕlkjuleit) verb
to count or estimate, using numbers. Calculate the number of days in a century.
ˌcalcuˈlation noun
ˈcalculator noun
a machine for calculating. Use a calculator for adding all those numbers.
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## calculation

výpočet beregning laskelma računica 計算 계산 beräkning การคำนวณ sự tính toán
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## calculation

n. calculación.
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