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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cal·cu·la·ted p. p. & a.
 1. Worked out by calculation; as calculated tables for computing interest; ascertained or conjectured as a result of calculation; as, the calculated place of a planet; the calculated velocity of a cannon ball.
 2. Adapted by calculation, contrivance. or forethought to accomplish a purpose; as, to use arts calculated to deceive the people; a calculated response.
 3. Likely to produce a certain effect, whether intended or not; fitted; adapted; suited.
    The only danger that attends multiplicity of publication is, that some of them may be calculated to injure rather than benefit society.   --Goldsmith.
    The minister, on the other hand, had never gone through an experience calculated to lead him beyond the scope of generally received laws.   --Hawthorne.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: carefully thought out in advance; "a calculated insult";
             "with measured irony" [syn: deliberate, measured]
      2: determined by mathematical computation; "the calculated
         velocity of a bullet"; "a derived value" [syn: derived]