Calculating

Definition of Calculating

Cal´cu`la`ting
a.1.Of or pertaining to mathematical calculations; performing or able to perform mathematical calculations.
2.Given to contrivance or forethought; forecasting; scheming; as, a cool calculating disposition.
Calculating machine
a machine for the mechanical performance of mathematical operations, for the most part invented by Charles Babbage and G. and E. Scheutz. It computes logarithmic and other mathematical tables of a high degree of intricacy, imprinting the results on a leaden plate, from which a stereotype plate is then directly made.
n.1.The act or process of making mathematical computations or of estimating results.

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