Definition of calculable in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkalkyələbəl/


Able to be measured or assessed.
Example sentences
  • The irrationality of rationality appears wherever quality management focuses on increasing efficiency, and this is then measured by quantifiable, calculable outputs of the drug care system.
  • The philosopher critiques technology's instrumentality as marking the commencement of modernity as calculable, defined, measurable, ordered.
  • By informing her of the calculable risks, avoidable disabilities and prenatal test options, the counselor radically reframes Ms. K's hope-laden pregnancy.



Pronunciation: /ˌkalkyələˈbilədē/
Example sentences
  • The Fordist model of work and organisation is marked by the emergence of individualised and economic forms of calculability which govern the social and the self
  • A precondition for the feasibility of global balancing of all expected and real performances is the standardization and calculability of the expected performances.
  • In his description of the conditions of maximum formal rationality of capital accounting, he often talks of complete calculability.


Pronunciation: /-blē/
Example sentences
  • His premise was calculably simple for the complex and changing times in which he wrote.
  • A calculably shorter make-ready time significantly reduced net production processes and high throughput speeds in scheduling and production.
  • The rotation of the protons emits synchrotron radiation which calculably consumes the rotational energy very slowly and very evenly.

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Syllabification: cal·cu·la·ble

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