Origin of calculation
Related Words for calculationprediction, forecast, computation, estimate, estimation, judgment, arithmetic, thought, planning, summation, reckoning, prognosis, prognostication, answer, reply, divination, circumspection, deliberation, prudence, foresight
Examples from the Web for calculation
Contemporary Examples of 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
May 14, 2014
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
September 6, 2013
This sort of calculation—not too hot, not too cold—is better left to Goldilocks.Is Obama Going to War Just to ‘Check the Box’?
August 31, 2013
Still, it remains a calculation both parents and governments make.India’s Most Dangerous Meal: The Poisoned-Lunch Disaster
July 18, 2013
According to one calculation, $102 billion over the last four years.Business Longreads for the week of May 11, 2013
May 12, 2013
Historical Examples of calculation
He, Philip Crane, the man of calculation, was but a creature of emotion.Thoroughbreds
W. A. Fraser
And sure enough, we found it wuz the calculation of some on 'em.Samantha Among the Brethren, Part 4.
Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
There is no possible position, it is said, which he did not take into calculation.The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson
"Ah, reason and calculation are often outdone by accident," returned the scout.The Last of the Mohicans
James Fenimore Cooper
We acted upon the calculation that a woman with her thirty per cent.Freeland
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.)).