The act of one who reckons, counts, or computes; the result of reckoning or counting; calculation.
An account of time
Adjustment of claims and accounts; settlement of obligations, liabilities, etc.
The charge or account made by a host at an inn.
Esteem; account; estimation.
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.
The position of a ship as determined by calculation.
Morality without religion is only a kind of dead reckoning - an endeavor to find our place on a cloudy sea by measuring the distance we have run, but without any observation of the heavenly bodies. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Washington is horribly broken. We are encountering a day of reckoning and this movement, this Tea Party movement, is a message to Washington that we're unhappy and that we want things done differently. Rand Paul