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# Calculable

determinable by calculation; ascertainable:
This map was designed so that distances by road are easily calculable.
that can be counted on; reliable.
Historical Examples

Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson
The Ghost in the White House Gerald Stanley Lee
Lippincott’s Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, October, 1877, Vol. XX. No. 118 Various
The Teacher George Herbert Palmer
Eugenics and Other Evils G. K. Chesterton
The Native Son Inez Haynes Irwin
Modern Painters, Volume V (of 5) John Ruskin
Anti-Suffrage Essays Various
Why we should read S. P. B. Mais
Behind the Mirrors Clinton W. Gilbert

that may be computed or estimated
predictable; dependable

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• Calculability

determinable by calculation; ascertainable: This map was designed so that distances by road are easily calculable. that can be counted on; reliable. adjective that may be computed or estimated predictable; dependable

• Calculate

to determine or ascertain by mathematical methods; compute: to calculate the velocity of light. to determine by reasoning, common sense, or practical experience; estimate; evaluate; gauge. to make suitable or fit for a purpose; adapt (usually used passively and with an infinitive): His remarks were calculated to inspire our confidence. Chiefly Northern U.S. to think; […]

• Calculated

arrived at or determined by mathematical calculation; ascertained mathematically. carefully thought out or planned: a calculated effort. to determine or ascertain by mathematical methods; compute: to calculate the velocity of light. to determine by reasoning, common sense, or practical experience; estimate; evaluate; gauge. to make suitable or fit for a purpose; adapt (usually used passively […]

• Calculated-risk

a chance of failure, the probability of which is estimated before some action is undertaken. A chance taken after careful estimation of the probable outcome, as in Taking their dispute to arbitration was definitely a calculated risk. This term uses calculated in the sense of “planned with forethought,” a usage from the mid-1800s. Its pairing […]

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