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Pronunciation:  `kalkyu'leyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
  2. [n]  planning something carefully and intentionally; "it was the deliberation of his act that was insulting"
  3. [n]  problem solving that involves numbers or quantities

CALCULATION is a 11 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: computation, computation, computing, deliberation, figuring, reckoning
 See Also: approximation, conversion, derivative, derived function, differential, differential coefficient, estimate, estimation, extrapolation, first derivative, idea, integral, interpolation, mathematical operation, mathematical process, number crunching, operation, planning, preparation, problem solving, procedure, process, provision, recalculation, transposition



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cal`cu*la"tion\ (-l[=a]"sh[u^]n), n. [OE.
calculation, fr. L. calculatio; cf. OF. calcucation.]
1. The act or process, or the result, of calculating;
   computation; reckoning, estimate. ``The calculation of
   eclipses.'' --Nichol.

         The mountain is not so his calculation makes it.

2. An expectation based on circumstances.

         The lazy gossips of the port, Abhorrent of a
         calculation crost, Began to chafe as at a personal
         wrong.                                --Tennyson.

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