noun. ['ˌkælkjəˈleɪʃən'] the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods.
- number crunching
- mathematical process
- divergent thinking
Words that Rhyme with Calculation
Example sentences of the word calculation
1. Noun, singular or mass
Before you start calculating, you may wonder why you might need to perform this calculation.
Quotes containing the word calculation
1. Even in modern art, artists have used methods based on calculation, inasmuch as these elements, alongside those of a more personal and emotional nature, give balance and harmony to any work of art.
- Max Bill
2. Foreknowledge cannot be gotten from ghosts and spirits, cannot be had by analogy, cannot be found out by calculation. It must be obtained from people, people who know the conditions of the enemy.
- Sun Tzu, The Art of War
noun. ['ˌkælkjəˈleɪʃən'] problem solving that involves numbers or quantities.
- problem solving
- derived function
- differential coefficient
- first derivative
- minor surgery
- major surgery
- serial operation
- asynchronous operation
noun. ['ˌkælkjəˈleɪʃən'] planning something carefully and intentionally.