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cal•cu•la•tion



Pronunciation: (kal"kyu-lā'shun), [key]
n.
1. the act or process of calculating; computation.
2. the result or product of calculating: His calculations agree with ours.
3. an estimate based on the known facts; forecast: Her calculation of the building costs proved quite accurate.
4. forethought; prior or careful planning.
5. scheming selfishness.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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