calculation: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kal"kyu-lā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the act or process of calculating; computation.
  2. the result or product of calculating: His calculations agree with ours.
  3. an estimate based on the known facts; forecast: Her calculation of the building costs proved quite accurate.
  4. forethought; prior or careful planning.
  5. scheming selfishness.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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