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

 cal·cu·la·tion /ˌkælkjəˈleʃən/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cal·cu·la·tion n.
 1. The act or process, or the result, of calculating; computation; reckoning, estimate. “The calculation of eclipses.”
    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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the procedure of calculating; determining something by
           mathematical or logical methods [syn: computation, computing]
      2: problem solving that involves numbers or quantities [syn: computation,
          figuring, reckoning]
      3: planning something carefully and intentionally; "it was the
         deliberation of his act that was insulting" [syn: deliberation]