# Calculation

the act or process of calculating; computation.

the result or product of calculating:

His calculations agree with ours.

an estimate based on the known facts; forecast:

Her calculation of the building costs proved quite accurate.

forethought; prior or careful planning.

scheming selfishness.

Contemporary *Examples*

Obama’s Futile Jobs Plan Zachary Karabell September 7, 2011

You’re Worth How Much? TV Anchors, by the Numbers Paula Froelich August 7, 2012

Harold Ford’s Perpetual Campaign Lloyd Grove, Samuel P. Jacobs September 12, 2010

Business Longreads for the week of May 11, 2013 Matthew Zeitlin May 11, 2013

Tea-Fueled Republican Resistance Compels Barack Obama To Keep Running Robert Shrum March 15, 2013

Historical *Examples*

New Grub Street George Gissing

Henry Dunbar M. E. Braddon

With Our Soldiers in France Sherwood Eddy

The Sexual Question August Forel

Yiddish Tales Various

**noun**

the act, process, or result of calculating

an estimation of probability; forecast

careful planning or forethought, esp for selfish motives

n.

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