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1. calculus

noun. ['ˈkælkjələs'] a hard lump produced by the concretion of mineral salts; found in hollow organs or ducts of the body.

Synonyms

  • rock
  • renal calculus
  • concretion
  • enterolith
  • gallstone
  • stone
  • bilestone
  • urinary calculus
  • ptyalith
  • salivary calculus
  • urolith
  • kidney stone
  • bladder stone
  • sialolith
  • nephrolith

Etymology

  • calculus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Calculus

  • accomplice
  • aeschelus
  • ageless
  • aimless
  • airless
  • alice
  • anschluss
  • argyropoulos
  • bacillus
  • backless
  • baseless
  • blameless
  • bloodless
  • bolus
  • boneless
  • borealis
  • bottomless
  • boundless
  • bowlus
  • breathless

How do you pronounce calculus?

Pronounce calculus as ˈkælkjələs.

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Sentences with calculus


1. Noun, singular or mass
Differential calculus provides a conceptual trick that allows you to do this.

2. Adjective
The derivative function in calculus determines the rate of change for a point on a continuous line graph.

Quotes about calculus


1. You can do anything if you set your mind to it. Look out for kids, help them dream and be inspired. We teach calculus in schools, but I believe the most important formula is courage plus dreams equals success.
- Marlee Matlin

2. In the calculus of feelings, you never really know how one person's absence will affect you more than another's.
- Gayle Forman, Where She Went

3. You can't teach calculus to a chimpanzee. So just share your banana.
- John Rachel, Blinders Keepers

2. calculus

noun. ['ˈkælkjələs'] the branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits and with the differentiation and integration of functions.

Synonyms

  • differential calculus
  • calculus of variations
  • infinitesimal calculus
  • integral calculus
  • pure mathematics
  • analysis

Antonyms

  • bad person
  • disunion
  • achromatic
  • synthesis

Etymology

  • calculus (Latin)

3. calculus

noun. ['ˈkælkjələs'] an incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums.

Synonyms

  • incrustation
  • tophus
  • encrustation
  • tartar

Etymology

  • calculus (Latin)
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