from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A plural of calculus.
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- n. Plural form of calculus.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. See calculus.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Plural of calculus.
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Kidney stones (calculi) are hardened mineral deposits that form in the kidney.
Lawrence's poem that is "slow to mate," serious novelists are often years, if not decades and decades, behind in their calculi about what matters most dearly in their native lands.
Renal stones develop when abnormal concretions of calculi form in the kidneys or bladder, becoming impacted and sometimes obstructing the flow of urine.
* They have (numerically speaking) almost identical electoral college calculi -- They would both win or lose the EC by very similar margins.
I think the Scotsman used both of these calculi to arrive at "fourth choice" in the same article.
The most common elements of calculi are calcium, oxalate, phosphate and uric acid
These calculi have the property that none of Gentzen's original “structural rules” are needed.
In such calculi, each line in a derivation is correct in itself, i.e., a logical truth, whence the term.
With Kleene's book, Gentzen's sequent calculi became generally known and accessible.
The contraction-free sequent calculi are powerful tools for the analysis of formal derivations.