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Meaning of COMPUTATION

Pronunciation:  `kâmpyu'teyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
  2. [n]  problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
 

COMPUTATION is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: calculation, calculation, computing, figuring, reckoning
 
 See Also: approximation, conversion, derivative, derived function, differential, differential coefficient, estimate, estimation, extrapolation, first derivative, idea, integral, interpolation, mathematical operation, mathematical process, number crunching, operation, problem solving, procedure, process, recalculation, transposition

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Com`pu*ta"tion\, n. [L. computatio: cf. F.
computation.]
1. The act or process of computing; calculation; reckoning.

         By just computation of the time.      --Shak.

         By a computation backward from ourselves. --Bacon.

2. The result of computation; the amount computed.

Syn: Reckoning; calculation; estimate; account.

 
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 Related Terms: accounting, adding, adding machine, analysis, appraisal, appraisement, approximation, arithmetic, assessment, assize, assizement, automatic electronic navigation, braking, calculation, calculator, calculus, casting, ciphering, coordination, correction, determination, estimate, estimation, evaluation, fact distribution, figuring, footing, forecasts, gauging, inspection, instrumentation, manipulation, measure, measurement, measuring, mensuration, metric system, nonlinear calibrations, output measurement, processing, quantification, quantization, rating, reckoning, record keeping, steering, supersonic flow detection, survey, surveying, telemetering, telemetry, totaling, toting, triangulation, valuation
 

 

 

 

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