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a combining form of calcareous: calc-tufa.
variant of calci- before a vowel: calcic.

< German Kalk lime < Latin calc- (stem of calx) lime, limestone; see calx, chalk


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combining form
a variant of calci-

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Calc definition

tool, mathematics
An extensible, advanced desk calculator and mathematical tool written in Emacs Lisp by Dave Gillespie . Calc runs as part of GNU Emacs. You can use Calc as only a simple four-function calculator, but it also provides additional features including choice of algebraic or RPN (stack-based) entry, logarithms, trigonometric and financial functions, arbitrary precision, complex numbers, vectors, matrices, dates, times, infinities, sets, algebraic simplification, differentiation, and integration.
Latest version: 2.02, as of 1994-11-08.
FTP calc-2.02.tar.z from your nearest GNU archive site.
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
  1. calculate

  2. calculus

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Calc stores sets as vectors of objects in sorted order.
Org calc provide calculation and sometimes reporting functions.
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