Cal"cu*la`ted (?), p. p. & a.

1.

Worked out by calculation; as calculated tables for computing interest; ascertained or conjectured as a result of calculation; as, the calculated place of a planet; the calculated velocity of a cannon ball.

2.

Adapted by calculation, contrivance. or forethought to accomplish a purpose; as, to use arts calculated to deceive the people.

3.

Likely to produce a certain effect, whether intended or not; fitted; adapted; suited.

The only danger that attends multiplicity of publication is, that some of them may be calculated to injure rather than benefit society. Goldsmith.

The minister, on the other hand, had never gone through an experience calculated to lead him beyond the scope of generally received laws. Hawthorne.

 

© Webster 1913.

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