from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The quality of being incalculable, or indeterminable by calculation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The quality or state of being incalculable.
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- noun The quality or state of being
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And so on, and so on; there is fortunately no saying on what, for the particular pair of eyes, the window may NOT open; “fortunately” by reason, precisely, of this incalculability of range.
It is said by those who ought to know - and by others, who also ought to know, it is disputed - that in matters which to all appearances are rational, calculable and achieved by the combined efforts of architects, draughtsmen, engineers, workers - accomplishments such as a bridge - there remain a few millimetres or centimetres of incalculability.
This incalculability (tiny with regard to the masses being treated and shaped) may stem from the difficulty of calculating with the nicest precision a mass of complicated interlocking chemical and technical details and materials in all their possible reactions, including the effects of the four classical elements (air, water, fire and earth).
This remainder of incalculability, be it only fractions of millimetres, which correspond to unforeseen tiny differences in extension - what shall we call them?
If Germany has always been a country with a mentality too intricate, too complex, too unintelligible to be pressed into one spiritual formula this incalculability has grown during the last months to a degree which is almost unbelievable.
Athenian People, their indifference and procrastination, i.; ii. their incalculability, i. their traditions and traditional policy, i.; ii.
It is more comprehensive and more personal than chance; it has not the immutable, the “lawbound” character of fate; rather it denotes the incalculability, the capriciousness associated, especially in earlier usage, with the word fortune, but without the tendency of this word to be used in a good sense.
But what Shakespeare perhaps felt even more deeply, when he wrote this play, was the _incalculability_ of evil, -- that in meddling with it human beings do they know not what.
The great fact all the while, however, had been the incalculability; since he _had_ supposed himself, from decade to decade, to be allowing, and in the most liberal and intelligent manner, for brilliancy of change.
And so on, and so on; there is fortunately no saying on what, for the particular pair of eyes, the window may NOT open; "fortunately" by reason, precisely, of this incalculability of range.