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Definition of Reckoning


  1. of Reckon
  2. The act of one who reckons, counts, or computes; the result of reckoning or counting; calculation.
  3. An account of time
  4. Adjustment of claims and accounts; settlement of obligations, liabilities, etc.
  5. The charge or account made by a host at an inn.
  6. Esteem; account; estimation.
  7. The calculation of a ship's position, either from astronomical observations, or from the record of the courses steered and distances sailed as shown by compass and log, -- in the latter case called dead reckoning (see under Dead); -- also used for dead reckoning in contradistinction to observation.
  8. The position of a ship as determined by calculation.
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Reckoning Translations

reckoning in French is liquidation
reckoning in Italian is resa dei conti
reckoning in Latin is ratio
reckoning in Spanish is suelta