HyperDic: calculus

English > 3 senses of the word calculus:
NOUNobjectcalculus, concretiona hard lump produced by the concretion of mineral salts
objectcalculus, tartar, tophusan incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums
cognitioncalculus, infinitesimal calculusthe branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits and with the differentiation and integration of functions
calculus > pronunciation
Soundskae'lkyahlahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > calculus: 3 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA hard lump produced by the concretion of mineral salts; found in hollow organs or ducts of the body.
Synonymconcretion
Narrowerbladder stone, cystolithA calculus formed in the bladder
enterolithA calculus occurring in the intestines
gallstone, bilestoneA calculus formed in the gall bladder or its ducts
kidney stone, urinary calculus, nephrolith, renal calculusA calculus formed in the kidney
ptyalithcalculus in a salivary gland
sialolith, salivary calculusA stone formed in the salivary gland
urolithA urinary stone
Broaderrock, stoneA lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
Spanishcálculo, concreción, piedra
Catalancàlcul, concreció, pedra
Adjectivescalculousrelating to or caused by or having a calculus or calculi
English > calculus: 3 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningAn incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums.
Synonymstartar, tophus
Broadercrust, incrustation, encrustationA hard outer layer that covers something
Spanishsarro, tártaro
Catalancarrall, niell, tosca dentària
English > calculus: 3 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningThe branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits and with the differentiation and integration of functions.
Synonyminfinitesimal calculus
Categorymathematics, math, mathsA science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
NarroweranalysisA branch of mathematics involving calculus and the theory of limits
calculus of variationsThe calculus of maxima and minima of definite integrals
differential calculus, method of fluxionsThe part of calculus that deals with the variation of a function with respect to changes in the independent variable (or variables) by means of the concepts of derivative and differential
integral calculusThe part of calculus that deals with integration and its application in the solution of differential equations and in determining areas or volumes etc.
Broaderpure mathematicsThe branches of mathematics that study and develop the principles of mathematics for their own sake rather than for their immediate usefulness
Spanishcálculo infinitesimal, cálculo
Catalancàlcul infinitesimal, càlcul
Verbscalculatemake a mathematical calculation or computation

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