Definitions for calculatingˈkæl kyəˌleɪ tɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cal•cu•lat•ingˈkæl kyəˌleɪ tɪŋ(adj.)

  1. capable of performing arithmetic calculations.

    Category: Math

  2. shrewd or cautious.

  3. selfishly scheming.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. calculating, calculative, conniving, scheming, shrewd(adj)

    used of persons

    "the most calculating and selfish men in the community"


  1. calculating(Adjective)

    Which has the ability to calculate.

  2. calculating(Adjective)

    Which serves one's own interests in an unemotional, analytical manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Calculating

    of Calculate

  2. Calculating(adj)

    of or pertaining to mathematical calculations; performing or able to perform mathematical calculations

  3. Calculating(adj)

    given to contrivance or forethought; forecasting; scheming; as, a cool calculating disposition

  4. Calculating(noun)

    the act or process of making mathematical computations or of estimating results


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