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Definition of Calculation


  1. The act or process, or the result, of calculating; computation; reckoning, estimate.
  2. An expectation based on circumstances.

Calculation Quotations

The results of philanthropy are always beyond calculation.
Mary Ritter Beard

With English literature, if you do a bit of shonky spelling, no one dies, but if you're half-way through a maths calculation and you stick in an extra zero, everything just crashes into the ravine.
Mark Haddon

Business, more than any other occupation, is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight.
Henry R. Luce

When you look at the calculation, it's amazing that every time you try to prove or disprove time travel, you've pushed Einstein's theory to the very limits where quantum effects must dominate. That's telling us that you really need a theory of everything to resolve this question. And the only candidate is string theory.
Michio Kaku

Failure is central to engineering. Every single calculation that an engineer makes is a failure calculation. Successful engineering is all about understanding how things break or fail.
Henry Petroski
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Calculation Translations

calculation in Afrikaans is rekening
calculation in Danish is regning
calculation in Dutch is rekenschap, rekening
calculation in French is supputation, note, calcul
calculation in German is Berechnung
calculation in Italian is calcolo, calcolo
calculation in Norwegian is regning
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