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Meaning of CALCULATED

Pronunciation:  'kalkyu`leytid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  determined by mathematical computation; "the calculated velocity of a bullet"; "a derived value"
  2. [adj]  carefully thought out in advance; "a calculated insult"; "with measured irony"
 

CALCULATED is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: calculable, deliberate, derived, measured, premeditated
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cal"cu*la`ted\, p. p. & a.
1. Worked out by calculation; as calculated tables for
   computing interest; ascertained or conjectured as a result
   of calculation; as, the calculated place of a planet; the
   calculated velocity of a cannon ball.

2. Adapted by calculation, contrivance. or forethought to
   accomplish a purpose; as, to use arts calculated to
   deceive the people.

3. Likely to produce a certain effect, whether intended or
   not; fitted; adapted; suited.

         The only danger that attends multiplicity of
         publication is, that some of them may be calculated
         to injure rather than benefit society. --Goldsmith.

         The minister, on the other hand, had never gone
         through an experience calculated to lead him beyond
         the scope of generally received laws. --Hawthorne.

 
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