Definitions of calculation

  1. problem solving that involves numbers or quantities Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The act or process, or the result, of calculating; computation; reckoning, estimate. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. An expectation based on circumstances. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. The art or process of calculating: estimate. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. A reckoning; computation. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. The act or art of computing; computation; reckonin. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. The act or process of calculating; the estimate come to by calculating; computation; reckoning; a deduction of reason; inference; opinion. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. Computation; the result of an operation in arithmetic; an estimate arrived at in the mind by comparing various facts. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for calculation

  1. Harry had not spoken as he did to Sir Hugh without having made some calculation in his own mind as to the result of what he was about to say. – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  2. It was a matter of nice calculation – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault