calculable

[kal-kyuh-luh-buh l]

adjective

determinable by calculation; ascertainable: This map was designed so that distances by road are easily calculable.
that can be counted on; reliable.

Nearby words

  1. calcodynia,
  2. calcospherite,
  3. calcrete,
  4. calcsinter,
  5. calcspar,
  6. calculate,
  7. calculated,
  8. calculated risk,
  9. calculating,
  10. calculating machine

Origin of calculable

First recorded in 1725–35; calcul(ate) + -able

Related forms
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British Dictionary definitions for calculability

calculable

adjective

that may be computed or estimated
predictable; dependable
Derived Formscalculability, nouncalculably, adverb

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