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noun as in computing, estimating amount

noun as in computed or estimated amount

noun as in forethought

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Shanghai’s STAR Market launched last year with a Nasdaq-like focus on tech companies, and on July 22, the Shanghai Stock Exchange began to include STAR-listed companies in its calculations for the Shanghai Composite Index.

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A flaw in either the calculations or the experiment seems unlikely, researchers say.

In these cases, there’s a greater chance that the computer’s calculations won’t match reality.

Kamionkowski and others say more checks are needed to ensure that the early magnetism doesn’t throw off other cosmological calculations.

You’d need every person on Earth to complete a calculation a second for 20 months—no bathroom breaks—to match what Fugaku does in a heartbeat.

But now that he is out, it is has been such a non-issue that it is fair to wonder if Michaud made the right calculation.

Ezrahi says there is a military and political calculation behind this devastation.

One more study, one more statistical calculation, one more authoritative pronouncement, and our side will win!

Everything becomes a sort of calculation against the geometry and parabolas of the IDF.

Given those, it would be a virtually routine calculation to determine how far it had flown before crashing.

When a convenient number of coffee-beans is used (any multiple of 100), the percentage calculation is extremely easy.

The difference is due to the less minute calculation of fractional quantities in the latter case.

For a day or two she walked about apparently in a dreamy state, but really absorbed in speculation and calculation.

Those who celebrated it on the fourteenth were declared heretics; and both were mistaken in their calculation.

Bud finds old location on widow's claim, upturns all previous calculation & information given me by her.


On this page you'll find 70 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to calculation, such as: arithmetic, computation, counting, estimate, estimation, and forecast.

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