- a branch of mathematics, developed independently by Newton and Leibniz. Both differential calculus and integral calculus are concerned with the effect on a function of an infinitesimal change in the independent variable as it tends to zero
- any mathematical system of calculation involving the use of symbols
- ( pl -li /
-ˌlaɪ/) a stonelike concretion of minerals and salts found in ducts or hollow organs of the body
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- Mathematicsa branch of mathematics that calculates amounts that change constantly:Calculus can help you figure out how fast an object falls.
- Dentistrya hard, yellowish substance on teeth formed from dental plaque;