# calculus

### noun, plural cal·cu·li [kal-kyuh-lahy] /ˈkæl kyəˌlaɪ/, cal·cu·lus·es.

## Origin of calculus

## Related Words for calculus

calculation, geometry, math, algebra, division, addition, multiplication, subtraction, numbers, trigonometry, concretion, cystolith, bilestone## Examples from the Web for calculus

### Contemporary Examples of calculus

With other emerging allies the calculus is trickier and leaves less margin for error.

Politics also played a role in the calculus of the Arab Muslims who supported ISIS.

On the Ground, Collaborators With ISIS Could Be Its Big WeaknessChristine van den Toorn

August 30, 2014

More significantly, the calculus of holding territory has now changed.

This calculus is loaded with all kinds of assumptions (which may in fact be true) about the ongoing prejudices of white America.

Oprah’s One of the Few People Rich Enough—And Safe Enough—to Buy the ClippersRobert Silverman

May 1, 2014

As a Jew committed to halakhah, I admit I do not understand this calculus.

### Historical Examples of calculus

Nor have we any form of calculus or computation that can easily be applied.

The Unsolved Riddle of Social JusticeStephen Leacock

Crushing of the calculus in the bladder, and removal piecemeal.

A Manual of the Operations of SurgeryJoseph Bell

Which, when the calculus is done,Quite demonstrates the Pole.

The Book of Humorous VerseVarious

Calculus—A stone found in the bladder, gall-ducts and kidneys.

Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark CornersB.G. Jefferis

Craig's works on the calculus brought him into controversy with them.

A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)Augustus De Morgan