calculation

calculation

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English

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin calculatio, calculationis.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /kælkjuˈleɪʃən/
  • (US) IPA(key): /kælkjəˈleɪʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

calculation (countable and uncountable, plural calculations)

  1. (mathematics, uncountable) The act or process of calculating.
  2. (mathematics, countable) The result of calculating.
  3. (countable) Reckoning, estimate.
    By my calculation, we should be there by midnight.
  4. (countable) An expectation based on circumstances.

Synonyms

  • (act or process of calculating): calculating, computation, computing, reckoning (old)
  • (Result of calculation): sum
  • (estimate): estimate, guess, reckoning, measurement

Related terms

  • calculable
  • calculate
  • calculator
  • calculus

Translations

Anagrams

  • auction call

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