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calculation

kalkyuhlay shuhn

  • n  the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
  • n  problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
  • n  planning something carefully and intentionally

  • The Earth Simulator runs at more than 35 trillion calculations per second, almost five times faster.
  • By contrast, the reprogrammable ENIAC did initial calculations for the H-bomb, kept flashing away for nearly a decade and led to a host of more sophisticated successors.
  • In 1914, according to the sect's calculations, "God's timetable" ushered in the last days.
News & Articles

  • Reformist Rohani Leads in Early Iran Presidential Vote Tally
    Rohani, 64, leads with about 46 percent of 1.8 million ballots counted so far, followed by Tehran mayor Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf with 18 percent, according to a Bloomberg calculation of Interior Ministry figures. Nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili had 14 percent.
    June 15, 2013 - Bloomberg
  • New Mobile App Aims to Prevent Overspending on Rental Car Fuel
    Created by Charles Trammel, a former rental car agent, MatchMyGas is a fuel calculation app that allows customers to return their rental car with the same amount of gas they started with by displaying how many gallons are needed to reach that targeted gas level.
    June 14, 2013 - Auto Rental News
  • Syrian rebels need more aid from the U.S.
    Stepping up to stop the massacre of civilians by chemical warfare is a moral and just effort. But just how far that defense goes is a calculation that war-wary Americans must hear about in detail from the president soon.
    June 14, 2013 - The Kansas City Star
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in eTaiwan News
    Obama said "I will not waste time with those who have made the calculation that it's better politics to kill this plan than improve it."
  • Vice President Dick Cheney in New York Times
    What's most troubling about Senator Reid's comments yesterday is his defeatism,Mr. Cheney said. "And the timetable legislation that he is now pursuing would guarantee defeat. Maybe it is a political calculation."
  • David Miliband in guardian.co.uk
    Miliband said: "I'd made my decision on Thursday. Sometimes you can make your decisions with great planning and calculation and sometimes you have to make them rather more quickly. James made his decision in good faith, I made my decision in good...

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