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## cal·cu·la·tion

(kăl′kyə-lā′shən)*n.*

**1.**

**a.**The act, process, or result of calculating.

**b.**An estimate based on probabilities.

**2.**Careful, often cunning estimation and planning of likely outcomes, especially to advance one's own interests.

**cal′cu·la′tive**

*adj.*

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## calculation

(ˌkælkjʊˈleɪʃən)*n*

**1.**(Mathematics) the act, process, or result of calculating

**2.**an estimation of probability; forecast

**3.**careful planning or forethought, esp for selfish motives

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## cal•cu•la•tion

(ˌkæl kyəˈleɪ ʃən)*n.*

**1.**the act or process of calculating; computation.

**2.**the result of calculating.

**3.**an estimate based on the known facts; forecast.

**4.**forethought; prior or careful planning.

**5.**scheming selfishness.

[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin]

**cal′cu•la`tive**(-ˌleɪ tɪv, -lə tɪv)

**cal`cu•la′tion•al,**

*adj.*

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Noun | 1. | calculation - the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methodstransposition - (mathematics) the transfer of a quantity from one side of an equation to the other along with a change of sign number crunching - performing complex and lengthy numerical calculations mathematical operation, mathematical process, operation - (mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods; "the problems at the end of the chapter demonstrated the mathematical processes involved in the derivation"; "they were learning the basic operations of arithmetic" recalculation - the act of calculating again (usually to eliminate errors or to include additional data); "recalculation yielded a much larger value" |

2. | calculation - problem solving that involves numbers or quantitiesproblem solving - the thought processes involved in solving a problem extrapolation - (mathematics) calculation of the value of a function outside the range of known values interpolation - (mathematics) calculation of the value of a function between the values already known conversion - a change in the units or form of an expression: "conversion from Fahrenheit to Centigrade" approximation, estimate, estimation, idea - an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth; "an estimate of what it would cost"; "a rough idea how long it would take" derivative, derived function, differential, differential coefficient, first derivative - the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx integral - the result of a mathematical integration; F(x) is the integral of f(x) if dF/dx = f(x) | |

3. | calculation - planning something carefully and intentionally; "it was the deliberation of his act that was insulting"planning, preparation, provision - the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening; "his planning for retirement was hindered by several uncertainties" |

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## calculation

*noun*

**1.**computation, working out, reckoning, figuring, estimate, forecast, judgment, estimation, result, answer He made a quick calculation on a scrap of paper.

**2.**planning, intention, deliberation, foresight, contrivance, forethought, circumspection, premeditation an act of cold, unspeakably cruel calculation

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## calculation

*noun*

**1.**The act, process, or result of calculating:

**2.**A careful considering of a matter:

**3.**Careful forethought to avoid harm or risk:

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Translations

**حِساب، تَقْدير، عَد، إحْصاء**حُسْبان

**výpočet**

**beregning**

**kalkulation**

**laskelma**

**računica**

**útreikningur**

**計算**

**계산**

**izračun**

**beräkning**

**การคำนวณ**

**sự tính toán**

## calculation

[ˌkælkjʊˈleɪʃ*ə*n]

*N*(

*Math*) (=

*estimation*) → cálculo

*m*

to make

*or*do a calculation → realizar un cálculo

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## calculation

*n*→ Berechnung

*f*, → Kalkulation

*f*; (= critical estimation) → Schätzung

*f*; to do a quick

**calculation**→ die Sache schnell überschlagen; with cold

**calculation**→ eiskalt berechnend; you’re out in your

**calculation**s → du hast dich verrechnet; by my

**calculation**s he will arrive on Sunday → nach meiner Schätzung müsste er Sonntag ankommen

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## calculate

(ˈkӕlkjuleit)*verb*

to count or estimate, using numbers. Calculate the number of days in a century.

**ˈcalculable**

*adjective*

**ˌcalcuˈlation**

*noun*

**ˈcalculator**

*noun*

a machine for calculating. Use a calculator for adding all those numbers.

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## calculation

→ حُسْبان výpočet beregning Berechnung υπολογισμός cálculo laskelma calcul računica calcolo 計算 계산 berekening utregning obliczenie cálculo расчет beräkning การคำนวณ hesaplama sự tính toán 计算Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

## calculation

*n.*calculación.

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