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English Dictionary: calculation by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
calculation
n
  1. the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
    Synonym(s): calculation, computation, computing
  2. problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
    Synonym(s): calculation, computation, figuring, reckoning
  3. planning something carefully and intentionally; "it was the deliberation of his act that was insulting"
    Synonym(s): calculation, deliberation
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Calculation \Cal`cu*la"tion\ (-l[amac]"sh[ucr]n), n. [OE.
      calculation, fr. L. calculatio; cf. OF. calcucation.]
      1. The act or process, or the result, of calculating;
            computation; reckoning, estimate. [bd]The calculation of
            eclipses.[b8] --Nichol.
  
                     The mountain is not so his calculation makes it.
                                                                              --Boyle.
  
      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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