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

# Definitions for **calculation**

ˌkæl kyəˈleɪ ʃəncal·cu·la·tion

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### Princeton's WordNet

calculation, computation, computing(noun)

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

calculation, computation, figuring, reckoning(noun)

problem solving that involves numbers or quantities

calculation, deliberation(noun)

planning something carefully and intentionally

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

### Wiktionary

calculation(Noun)

The act or process of calculating.

calculation(Noun)

The result of calculating.

calculation(Noun)

Reckoning, estimate.

By my calculation, we should be there by midnight.

calculation(Noun)

An expectation based on circumstances.

### Webster Dictionary

Calculation(noun)

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

Calculation(noun)

an expectation based on circumstances

**Origin:** [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

### British National Corpus

Nouns Frequency

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

### Anagrams for calculation »

auction call

### Numerology

Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of calculation in Chaldean Numerology is:

**1**Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of calculation in Pythagorean Numerology is:

**3**

### Examples of calculation in a Sentence

Not habitable at all, I would say, since we predict with back of the envelope

**calculation**its temperature to be around 40 Kelvin, we have no clue on the actual planet structure and composition, although we can likely imagine that it has an extended atmosphere made mostly of [hydrogen]and [helium].Weight and balance has a factor in the safety of these operations and thats a

**calculation**that needs to be made before a plane is operated.Next year we will see growth which according to forecasts will be quite acceptable given what is happening in the region and the world, the

**calculation**is that it could be 4.3, 4.4 or 4.5 percent.We're starting to see more than general wear and tear. The seams are showing and you're seeing frayed edges. In some spots, it's so thread bear the underlying mat pokes through, it's been on the floor for more than 20 years. Someone did a

**calculation**and figured about 300 million people have passed over it.With affection beaming out of one eye, and

**calculation**shining out of the other.

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## Translations for **calculation**

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- حسبArabic
- изчисление, разчет, предположениеBulgarian
- càlculCatalan, Valencian
- výpočetCzech
- kalkulo, kalkuladoEsperanto
- calculo, conjetura, cómputoSpanish
- محاسبهPersian
- lasku, laskelma, laskenta, laskeminenFinnish
- calculFrench
- ríomh, suimIrish
- tomhasScottish Gaelic
- חישובHebrew
- हिसाबHindi
- kalkuloIdo
- contoItalian
- calculātiō, calculoLatin
- cálculo, apuração, cômputoPortuguese
- calculare, calculRomanian
- вычислениеRussian
- uträkning, beräkning, räknandeSwedish
- கணக்கீடுTamil
- hesaplamaTurkish
- phép tínhVietnamese

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