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Definitions for calculating
ˈkæl kyəˌleɪ tɪŋcal·cu·lat·ing

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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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How to say calculating in sign language?

  1. calculating


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of calculating in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of calculating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of calculating in a Sentence

  1. Alexander Saurin:

    Bearing in mind the significantly growing popularity of Formula One in Russia, we are considering extension of the contract, we are assessing the idea( of a night race) from a commercial perspective and now we are calculating the cost of that.

  2. Mexican Environment Secretary Rafael Pacchiano:

    We are calculating that three to four times more butterflies will arrive compared to last year.

  3. Scott Shellenberger:

    The governor should not be using his last days in office to show any mercy to these cold, calculating murderers.

  4. John Volanthen:

    We're not heroes, what we do is very calculating. It's very calm, it's quite the opposite ... But it's really the international team I would like to focus on and the Thai SEALs.

  5. Brian Walsh:

    He is running the most shrewdly calculating campaign, his people are very smart. The larger issue is – you could do everything right in a primary, but he is so far to the right, it would be a very big problem in a general election.

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