calculating

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adjective cal·cu·lat·ing \-ˌlā-tiŋ\

Definition of calculating

  1. 1 :  making calculations <calculating machine>

  2. 2 :  marked by prudent analysis or by shrewd consideration of self-interest :  scheming

calculatingly

play \-tiŋ-lē\ adverb

1710

First Known Use of calculating

1710

Other Mathematics and Statistics Terms


CALCULATING Defined for English Language Learners

calculating

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adjective cal·cu·lat·ing \-ˌlā-tiŋ\

Definition of calculating for English Language Learners

  • : carefully thinking about and planning actions for selfish or improper reasons


CALCULATING Defined for Kids

calculating

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adjective cal·cu·lat·ing \ˈkal-kyə-ˌlā-tiŋ\

Definition of calculating for Students

  1. :  carefully thinking about and planning actions for selfish or improper reasons <a calculating criminal>



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