calculating

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VerbEdit

calculating

  1. present participle of calculate

AdjectiveEdit

calculating (comparative more calculating, superlative most calculating)

  1. (not comparable) Having the ability to calculate.
    an early calculating device
  2. (especially of a person) Serving one's own interests in an unemotional, analytical manner.
    • 2011 December 14, Steven Morris, “Devon woman jailed for 168 days for killing kitten in microwave”, in Guardian[1]:
      Following the sentencing, Knutton said: "What sort of person does something so cold and calculating? I did not expect her to go to jail for it. I am just glad it is now all over."

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