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.
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,
3: planning something carefully and intentionally; "it was the
deliberation of his act that was insulting" [syn: deliberation]