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calculus -- as used in reasoning or mathematics
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  • By the end of his first nine months at McGurk, Martin had reviewed trigonometry and analytic geometry and he was finding differential calculus romantic.
  • He was so absorbed in staphylolysin and in calculus that he did not realize the world was about to be made safe for democracy.
  • Oh, let’s go back and do some more calculus Darling, my working nights doesn’t bore you too much, does it?
  • And I’m hanged if I’ll study calculus this evening.
  • His puttees were a nuisance to wear and an inferno to put on; his collar pinched his neck and jabbed his chin; and it was wearing on a man who sat up till three, on the perilous duty of studying calculus, to be snappy at every salute.

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  • She placed out of calculus in college.
  • "To get all that we need to know from this book," I said, "we’re going to have to learn calculus."
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky

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