calculating: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kal'kyu-lā"ting), [key]
— adj.
  1. capable of or made for performing calculations, esp. arithmetical calculations: a calculating machine.
  2. shrewd; cautious: a wise and calculating lawyer.
  3. selfishly scheming: a cold and calculating dictator.
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