Politics is akin to the art of seduction tempered by the science of calculation.
Instead, there is relentless calm and calculation and a narrow definition of what is politically possible.
He weighed what he was leaving behind and could not make a calculation that left himself alive in the end.
According to one calculation, $102 billion over the last four years.
Industry experts say viewers—or potential viewers—are just part of the calculation that goes into salaries.
Amy had made the calculation, and wondered what was the cause of this arrangement.
This calculation is a fair illustration of Smith's judgment.
We have not in this calculation reckoned on the economic value of the lives destroyed.
The geometricians have subjected infinity to the laws of calculation.
He only got a two in arithmetic; they said he was weak at calculation, in the science of mathematics.
late 14c., from Late Latin calculationem (nominative calculatio), noun of action from past participle stem of calculare "to reckon, compute," from Latin calculus "reckoning, account," originally "pebble used in counting," diminutive of calx (genitive calcis) "limestone" (see chalk (n.)).