Meaning of CALCULUS in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ -ləs ]


( plural cal·cu·li -ˌlī, -ˌlē ; also -lus·es )

Etymology: Latin, stone (used in reckoning)

Date: 1666


a. : a method of computation or calculation in a special notation (as of logic or symbolic logic)

b. : the mathematical methods comprising differential and integral calculus — often used with the

2. : calculation


a. : a concretion usually of mineral salts around organic material found especially in hollow organs or ducts

b. : tartar I,2

4. : a system or arrangement of intricate or interrelated parts

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