Origin of calculation
Examples from the Web for calculation
Everything becomes a sort of calculation against the geometry and parabolas of the IDF.Dodging Rockets in Afghanistan as the Taliban’s Fighting Season Begins|Nick Willard|May 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His calculation is drawn in part by the response of the Libyan people following the fall of Muammar Gaddafi.Syria’s Strange Bedfellows: Paul Wolfowitz’s Case for Obama’s War|Eli Lake|September 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This sort of calculation—not too hot, not too cold—is better left to Goldilocks.
Still, it remains a calculation both parents and governments make.India’s Most Dangerous Meal: The Poisoned-Lunch Disaster|Dilip D’Souza|July 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
According to one calculation, $102 billion over the last four years.
In fact, it is better than I anticipated, and better than calculation led me to expect.
The dealer made his calculation, with many side-glances at the vendor.New Grub Street|George Gissing
A certain small amount of calculation entered the audacity of his remonstrance.The Rescue|Joseph Conrad
Dietary data for all species were taken from literature, as were reproductive data for calculation of rmax.
Calculation often smothers sentiment when it becomes the basis of marriage.The Sexual Question|August Forel
British Dictionary definitions for calculation
Word Origin and History for calculation
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.)).