Meaning of CALCULATING
Pronunciation:   'kalkyu`leyting



WordNet Dictionary 

 Definition:  
[adj] used of persons; "the most calculating and selfish men in the community" 

CALCULATING is a 11 letter word that starts with C. 
 Synonyms:   calculative, conniving, hard, scheming, shrewd 
 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary 

 Definition:  
\Cal"cu*la`ting\, a.
1. Of or pertaining to mathematical calculations; performing
or able to perform mathematical calculations.
2. Given to contrivance or forethought; forecasting;
scheming; as, a cool calculating disposition.
{Calculating machine}, a machine for the mechanical
performance of mathematical operations, for the most part
invented by Charles Babbage and G. and E. Scheutz. It
computes logarithmic and other mathematical tables of a
high degree of intricacy, imprinting the results on a
leaden plate, from which a stereotype plate is then
directly made.
\Cal"cu*la`ting\, n.
The act or process of making mathematical computations or of
estimating results.


Thesaurus Terms 

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