# Computation

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**computation**— n 1. calculation, estimation, figuring, reckoning, numeration; adding, counting, ciphering, footing; addition, summation, summing up, totaling, casting, enumeration. 2. measurement, gauging, mensuration, calibration, admeasurement, metage;… …42

**computation**— com·pu·ta·tion …43

**computation**— com•pu•ta•tion [[t]ˌkɒm pyʊˈteɪ ʃən[/t]] n. 1) math. an act, process, or method of computing; calculation 2) math. a result of computing 3) math. the amount computed • Etymology: 1375–1425; late ME < L com pu•ta′tion•al, adj. com′pu•ta tive,… …44

**computation**— /ˌkɒmpjuˈteɪʃən/ (say .kompyooh tayshuhn) noun 1. the act, process, or method of computing; calculation. 2. a result of computing; the amount computed. –computational, adjective …45

**computation**— /ˌkɒmpjυ teɪʃ(ə)n/ noun a calculation …46

**computation**— The act of computing, numbering, reckoning, or estimating. The account or estimation of time by rule of law, as distinguished from any arbitrary construction of the parties …47

**computation**— The act of computing, numbering, reckoning, or estimating. The account or estimation of time by rule of law, as distinguished from any arbitrary construction of the parties …48

**computation**— Calculation. See interest; time …49

**computation**— noun 1. the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods (Freq. 3) • Syn: ↑calculation, ↑computing • Derivationally related forms: ↑computational, ↑compute, ↑calculate ( …50

**computation history**— noun a sequence of steps taken by an abstract machine in the process of computing its result …