Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of calculate.

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Examples

  • "The setup is familiar, but Arvin calculates everything - the mystery, the office politics, the anti-death-penalty demonstrations, the race riots, the fiendishly escalating threats - so neatly that the whole package is an offer you can't refuse."

    Blood of Angels by Reed Arvin: Book summary

  • Yet Putin calculates that he can mock us because, as his defence minister cheerfully puts it: "The west keeps buying our energy."

    Courtesy of the Calgary Herald

  • For his part, Berzin calculates that just one 1,000 megawatt power plant using his system could produce more than 40 million gallons of biodiesel and 50 million gallons of ethanol a year.

    Using algae to clean power plant exhaust

  • His name calculates to 666 in both English and Hebrew;

    WalesOnline - Home

  • Yield to call calculates the yield based on the assumption that the bond issuer will redeem the bond at the first redemption date.

    Essential Guide to Business Style and Usage

  • Whether Amundsen "calculates" or not makes very little difference; his are all misses in any case.

    The South Pole~ A Day at Framheim

  • But the bear 'ciphers;' he knows how many pounds his hams weigh, and he 'calculates' if he carried them up in the air, they might be top heavy for him.

    The Clockmaker

  • To do this though I have to change gear each time I am told (it calculates which is the best gear by analysing your car's details and pairing it to the road you are driving on) and I am also prompted if I pull away too quickly or stop too suddenly.

    Hippyshopper

  • How about an electronic version with batteries in the handles that counts the number of jumps and "calculates" how many calories you've burnt?

    IOL Technology

  • Using published data from the National Commission on Prevention Priorities (NCPP), which assigns values to a broad array of preventative practices, as well as published data on the cost-savings of preventing avoidable emergency room visits, the team developed an algorithm that "calculates" a return on investment ratio, thereby quantifying the value of mobile health care to the overall health care system.

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News

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