Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L, calculatus, p. p. of calculate, fr. calculus, a pebble, a stone used in reckoning; hence, a reckoning, fr. calx, calcis, a stone used in gaming, limestone. See Calx
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. calculāre, -ātum, to reckon by help of little stones—calculus, dim. of calx, a little stone.
In literature:
From such observations, they calculated the results of other events of similar nature.
"The Mysteries of All Nations" by James Grant
The duke was calculating all this time the income that Mr. Roby made.
"Tancred" by Benjamin Disraeli
He knew when the money was expected on every bill, and made his calculation, and was never known to be taken by surprise.
"Hidden Treasures" by Harry A. Lewis
We have by no means finished that calculation, and I'd very much like to.
"Invaders from the Infinite" by John Wood Campbell
The Professor made a mental calculation before replying.
"The Wonder Island Boys: The Mysteries of the Caverns" by Roger Thompson Finlay
The volume of the water in the liquid state is so small that it may be disregarded in the calculations.
"An Elementary Study of Chemistry" by William McPherson
Calculate the composition and nutritive value of a cake made of sugar, 8 oz.
"Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value" by Harry Snyder
Their every calculation had checked out in practice so far.
"Islands of Space" by John W Campbell
So that I think you may calculate on seeing one or the other, by midsummer.
"The Writings of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
Therefore your calculations, comprehensive though they are, cannot predict the effect upon them of your zone of force.
"Skylark Three" by Edward Elmer Smith
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In poetry:
Finesse, my statesman, calculates
Subjection's breaking strain,
And Comfort crooning mitigates
The drifting moan of pain.
"Prosperity" by Bernard O Dowd
Nothing can destroy it, this road
of doors, opening, one after another,
always toward reality:
Life without calculation!
"Life" by Juan Ramon Jimenez
Without some calculation, youth
May live to age and never guess,
That no one study they pursue
Takes half the time they give to dress.
"Time Spent In Dress" by Charles Lamb
The man of law--the herald of the cross--
The painter, skilled--he of the healing art--
The man of trade--come each with loyal heart,
Nor calculates his loss.
"England's Brave Sons" by Joseph Horatio Chant
The sober bliss of serious calculation
Shall mock the trivial joys that fancy drew,
And, oh, the rapture of a solved equation,--
One self-same answer on the lips of two!
"The Coming Era" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
For twenty years he drove him through the bush and round the town,
Until the old white stager knew the parish upside down;
He'd take his time, and calculate, and have his wilful way,
And stop at every Catholic gate to bid them all good day.
"Currajong" by John O Brien
In news:
Next month's Code in Focus continues the discussion of pull and junction box calculations.
There are plenty of websites that include sound clips of katydids , but I've never been able to find anything that would help with this calculation.
D445 Standard Test Method for Kinematic Viscosity of Transparent and Opaque Liquids (and Calculation of Dynamic Viscosity).
Who are available and want to work but have stopped looking for jobs -- can affect the data significantly because of how the government calculates the jobless rate.
Meet Beau, a Labrador who cannot only tell you how many points are in a touch-down, safety and field goal, but he can add them all together along with being able to do subtraction, division and calculate square roots.
In fact, it's very, very cooked and calculated data.
But just so you know, Peter Diamond and Emmanuel Saez have tried to calculate the tax rate on the rich that would maximize revenue to the government.
Howard Lake and Waverly support a school in a central location of the current school district, which is, according to their calculations, close to Howard Lake.
The Popinator uses your voice to calculate the near-exact location of your mouth.
Learning disabilities, such as dyslexia, affect a person's ability to understand or use language, to do math calculations, to coordinate movements, or to direct attention.
G eorges Lemaître was passionate about numerical calculation and gravitated toward powerful machines for carrying it out.
Hips don't lie with new way of calculating body fat.
VICE PRESIDENT Joe Biden sees two types of political allies: the rare people who stick with you in tough times and the much larger crowd who "calculate their friendship" for ambition and walk away at the first sign of trouble.
There's always room for more tight, calculated synth-rock, and Dance For The Dying are more than happy to oblige.
I look at the title of these vivid pages and calculate that Mary McCarthy was only twenty-four years old when the events of this period began.
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In science:
In practical calculations we used strips of widths, Lw = 2, 3, 4 and 5, and with such a lengths that in the calculated correlation function the exponential decay in Eq.(3.5) seemed not to change by further increase of the length.
The Random-bond Potts model in the large-q limit
When extrapolated to the region rC ∼ 1, our calculations show that the skyrmion gap becomes substantially reduced in comparison with the Hartree-Fock calculations.
Activation Energy in a Quantum Hall Ferromagnet and Non-Hartree-Fock Skyrmions
String theory has more calculational goals (to calculate string diagrams) than analysis of fundamentals of our knowledge about space-time.
Gibbs and Quantum Discrete Spaces
In some situations it may turn out that there is no alternative to numerical calculations and then tests of the reliability of the results which are internal to the numerical calculations themselves are of particular importance.
Applications of the theory of evolution equations to general relativity
Calculate() calculates the width of the different decay modes and sets the branching ratios.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
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