Added to
Favorites
Dictionary
Thesaurus
Word Dynamo
Quotes
Reference
Translator
Spanish
Log In
Sign Up
Premium
Introducing a cool
new way to learn!
calculational
calculation
^{}
/
ˌkæl
kyəˈleɪ
ʃən
/
Show Spelled
[
kalky
uh

ley
sh
uh
n
]
Show IPA
noun
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.
Relevant Questions
How To Calculate Government Expenditure
How Are Nhl Standings Calculated?
How To Calculate Government Expenditure
How Are Nhl Standings Calculated?
Origin:
1350–1400;
Middle English
<
Late Latin
calculātiōn
(stem of
calculātiō
reckoning). See
calculate
,
ion
Related forms
calculative
/
ˈkæl
kyəˌleɪ
tɪv
,
‐lə
tɪv
/
Show Spelled
[
kal
ky
uh
leytiv
,
‐l
uh
tiv
]
Show IPA
,
calculational,
calculatory
/
ˈkæl
kyə
ləˌtɔr
i
,
‐ˌtoʊr
i
/
Show Spelled
[
kal
ky
uh
l
uh
tawree
,
‐tohree
]
Show IPA
,
adjective
noncalculative,
adjective
precalculation,
noun
uncalculative,
adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Link To
calculational
Collins
World English Dictionary
calculation
(ˌkælkjʊˈleɪʃən)
—
n
1.
the act, process, or result of calculating
2.
an estimation of probability; forecast
3.
careful planning or forethought, esp for selfish motives
Collins English Dictionary  Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Etymonline
Word Origin & History
calculation
late 14c., from L.L. calculationem (nom. calculatio), from calculare "to reckon, compute," from L. calculus "reckoning, account," originally "pebble used in counting," dim. of calx (gen. calcis) "limestone" (see
chalk
).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
Quote Of The Day
"An idea is a point of departure and no more. As soon as you elaborate it, it becomes trans..."
Pablo Picasso
MORE
Want calculational adfree? Click here!
Popular Searches
Tips for writing essays
Writing college essay
Write introduction essay
Essay writing skills
Proper essay format
Persuasive essay writing
Essay writing guidelines
Write good essay
Nearby Words
calcrete
calcsinter
calcspar
calctufa
calctuff
calculability
calculable
calculably
calculary
calculate
calculate on
calculate up on
calculate upon
calculated
calculated risk
calculatedrisk
calculating
calculating machine
calculatingmachine
calculation
calculational
calculative
calculator
calculatory
calcule
calculi
calculosis
calculous
calculus
calculus finite differences
calculus of communicating systems
calculus of finite differences
calculus of plea sure
calculus of pleasure
calculus of pleasure
calculus of variations
calculus pleasure
calculus variations
calculuspleasure
calculusvariations
calcutta
Synonyms
deliberation
contrivance
prediction
discretion
foresight
prognosis
forecast
MORE
Copyright ©
2014 Dictionary.com, LLC
. All rights reserved.
About
PRIVACY POLICY
Terms
Careers
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
Our Blog
Suggest a Word
Help
Please
Login
or
Sign Up
to use the Favorites feature
Please
Login
or
Sign Up
to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT