### What does **calculation** mean?

# Definitions for calculation

ˌkæl kyəˈleɪ ʃəncal·cu·la·tion

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### Princeton's WordNet

calculation, computation, computingnoun

the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods

calculation, computation, figuring, reckoningnoun

problem solving that involves numbers or quantities

calculation, deliberationnoun

planning something carefully and intentionally

"it was the deliberation of his act that was insulting"

### Wiktionary

calculationnoun

The act or process of calculating.

calculationnoun

The result of calculating.

calculationnoun

Reckoning, estimate.

By my calculation, we should be there by midnight.

calculationnoun

An expectation based on circumstances.

### Webster Dictionary

Calculationnoun

the act or process, or the result, of calculating; computation; reckoning, estimate

**Etymology:**[OE. calculation, fr. L. calculatio; cf. OF. calcucation.]Calculationnoun

an expectation based on circumstances

**Etymology:**[OE. calculation, fr. L. calculatio; cf. OF. calcucation.]

### Freebase

Calculation

A calculation is a deliberate process that transforms one or more inputs into one or more results, with variable change. The term is used in a variety of senses, from the very definite arithmetical calculation of using an algorithm, to the vague heuristics of calculating a strategy in a competition, or calculating the chance of a successful relationship between two people. For example, multiplying 7 by 6 is a simple algorithmic calculation. Estimating the fair price for financial instruments using the Black–Scholes model is a complex algorithmic calculation. Statistical estimations of the likely election results from opinion polls also involve algorithmic calculations, but produces ranges of possibilities rather than exact answers. To calculate means to ascertain by computing. The English word derives from the Latin calculus, which originally meant a small stone in the gall-bladder. It also meant a pebble used for calculating, or a small stone used as a counter in an abacus. The abacus was an instrument used by Greeks and Romans for arithmetic calculations, preceding the slide-rule and the electronic calculator, and consisted of perforated pebbles sliding on an iron bars.

### Editors Contribution

calculation

The act and process of to calculate.

The computer calculation was accurate, easy and simple.

Submitted by MaryC on March 7, 2020

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Rank popularity for the word 'calculation' in Nouns Frequency: #1676

### Anagrams for calculation »

auction call

### Numerology

Chaldean Numerology

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**1**Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of calculation in Pythagorean Numerology is:

**3**

### Examples of calculation in a Sentence

Hillair’s damages include over $ 10 million in funds actually invested in the Kardashian Beauty line, as well as the value of Hillair’s equity stake in the venture, hillair’s equity stake is currently valued at between $ 64 million and $ 180 million, depending on the method of

**calculation**….I think it is possible over the next several months that we both see a shift in

**calculation**in the Russians and a recognition that it's time to bring the civil war in Syria to a close.There will be little rubs and disappointments everywhere, and we are all apt to expect too much; but then, if one scheme of happiness fails, human nature turns to another; if the first

**calculation**is wrong, we make a second better: we find comfort somewhere.Nikola Tesla, New York Times, October 19, 1931:

If Edison had a needle to find in a haystack, he would proceed at once with the diligence of the bee to examine straw after straw until he found the object of his search... I was a sorry witness of such doings, knowing that a little theory and

**calculation**would have saved him ninety per cent of his labor.For Trump, the

**calculation**may be that 'this is where the CEOs are, this is where jobs are for my country, so this is what I’m going to do,' he may see this as a business conference where he can talk up the country and its resources and get more investment.

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## Translations for **calculation**

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- حسبArabic
- разчет, предположение, изчислениеBulgarian
- càlculCatalan, Valencian
- výpočetCzech
- kalkulo, kalkuladoEsperanto
- cómputo, conjetura, calculoSpanish
- محاسبهPersian
- laskelma, laskenta, laskeminen, laskuFinnish
- calculFrench
- suim, ríomhIrish
- tomhasScottish Gaelic
- חישובHebrew
- हिसाबHindi
- kalkuloIdo
- contoItalian
- calculo, calculātiōLatin
- cômputo, apuração, cálculoPortuguese
- calcul, calculareRomanian
- вычислениеRussian
- uträkning, räknande, beräkningSwedish
- கணக்கீடுTamil
- hesaplamaTurkish
- phép tínhVietnamese

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