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Definition of Calculating


  1. of Calculate
  2. Of or pertaining to mathematical calculations; performing or able to perform mathematical calculations.
  3. Given to contrivance or forethought; forecasting; scheming; as, a cool calculating disposition.
  4. The act or process of making mathematical computations or of estimating results.

Calculating Quotations

'Easter' is a movable event, calculated by the relative positions of sun and moon, an impossible way of fixing year by year the anniversary of a historical event, but a very natural and indeed inevitable way of calculating a solar festival. These changing dates do not point to the history of a man, but to the hero of a solar myth.
Annie Besant

I have no interest in gender or race or anything like that. But everyone else is kind of, with their calculating - is this the exact right mix? I think that's - to me it's anti-comedy. It's more about PC-nonsense.
Jerry Seinfeld

No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating.
Oscar Wilde

It is only when you watch the dense mass of thousands of ants, crowded together around the Hill, blackening the ground, that you begin to see the whole beast, and now you observe it thinking, planning, calculating. It is an intelligence, a kind of live computer, with crawling bits for its wits.
Lewis Thomas

I'm pretty calculating. I take stuff that I know appeals to people's bad sides and match it up with stuff that appeals to their good sides.
Kanye West
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Calculating Translations

calculating in French is calculant
calculating in German is ausrechnend, einkalkulierend, berechnend, Rechnen
calculating in Spanish is interesado