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1. Capable of being calculated or estimated: calculable odds.
2. Readily relied on; dependable: a calculable assistant.

cal′cu·la·bil′i·ty n.
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1. that may be computed or estimated
2. predictable; dependable
ˌcalculaˈbility n
ˈcalculably adv
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(ˈkæl kyə lə bəl)

1. determinable by calculation; ascertainable.
2. able to be counted on; reliable.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.calculable - capable of being calculated or estimated; "a calculable risk"; "calculable odds"
determinable - capable of being determined or limited or fixed; "determinable velocities"; "matters determinable by law"
incalculable - not capable of being computed or enumerated
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adjective computable, measurable, quantifiable, assessable, determinable, appraisable, gaugeable or gageable, judgeable, ratable or rateable, estimable (rare) The risks involved are, within reason, calculable.
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[ˈkælkjʊləbl] ADJcalculable
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[ˈkælkjʊləbəl] adjcalculable
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(ˈkӕlkjuleit) verb
to count or estimate, using numbers. Calculate the number of days in a century.
ˈcalculable adjective
ˌcalcuˈlation noun
ˈcalculator noun
a machine for calculating. Use a calculator for adding all those numbers.
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References in classic literature ?
Let even a polished man of these days get into a position he is ashamed to avow, and his mind will be bent on all the possible issues that may deliver him from the calculable results of that position.
after testing both smiles and frowns, and proving that neither mode of treatment possessed any calculable influence, Hester was ultimately compelled to stand aside and permit the child to be swayed by her own impulses.
He took a wife, as we have seen, to adorn the remaining quadrant of his course, and be a little moon that would cause hardly a calculable perturbation.
now, in opposition to all calculable probability, some benefit appeared to be attached to the name of David Faux.
Could not a rejuvenated Graeco-Roman system of valuing (once it had been refined and made more profound by the schooling which two thousand years of Christianity had provided) effect another such revolution within a calculable period of time, until that glorious type of manhood shall finally appear which is to be our new faith and hope, and in the creation of which Zarathustra exhorts us to participate?
We may not arrive at our port within a calculable period, but we would preserve the true course.
What is the nature and power of that science- baffling star, without parallax, without calculable elements, which shoots a ray of beauty even into trivial and impure actions, if the least mark of independence appear?
Theoretical physicists need easily calculable theories and models with which material properties can be predicted: Is the substance, for example, an electrical conductor or an insulator?
Otherwise, Kashmir will remain a dangerous canker in India's body politic within calculable consequences.
The exact adjustments will become calculable on or around 12 June 2019 and will be disclosed thereafter by it.
This figure is no more than the calculable and visible cost of the war.