1 [C, U] (result of) calculating 计算, 推算, 估计（的结果）
*Our calculations show that the firm made a profit of over1000000 last year. 我们的计算结果表明公司去年赢利超过1000000英镑.
* You're out (ie You have made a mistake) in your calculations. 你失算了（你犯了个错误）.
* After much calculation (ie careful thought) they offered him the job. 他们经过慎重考虑以後, 把这项工作交给他了.
2 [U] scheming 计划; 策划.
n [C usually plural, U]
when you use numbers in order to find out an amount, price, or valuemake/do a calculation Dee looked at the bill and made some rapid calculations.by sb's/some/many calculations By some calculations, the population will reach 8 million soon. [U and C]
careful planning in order to get what you want, especially without caring about the effects on other people
→miscalculation political calculation[U]
when you think carefully about what the probable results will be if you do something
1. They made a check on his calculation. 他们核对他的计算。
2. His father had supervised manual workers, not been one, and played calculation games with him. 他的父亲是个体力工种的监工，本人不是工人，并常和高斯玩计算游戏。