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com·pu·ta·tion

 (kŏm′pyo͝o-tā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act or process of computing.
b. A method of computing.
2. The result of computing.
3. The act of operating a computer.

com′pu·ta′tion·al adj.
com′pu·ta′tion·al·ly adv.

computation

(ˌkɒmpjʊˈteɪʃən)
n
(Mathematics) a calculation involving numbers or quantities
ˌcompuˈtational, computative adj
ˌcompuˈtationally adv

com•pu•ta•tion

(ˌkɒm pyʊˈteɪ ʃən)

n.
1. an act, process, or method of computing; calculation.
2. a result of computing.
3. the amount computed.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin]
com`pu•ta′tion•al, adj.
com′pu•ta`tive, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.computation - the procedure of calculatingcomputation - the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
transposition - (mathematics) the transfer of a quantity from one side of an equation to the other along with a change of sign
number crunching - performing complex and lengthy numerical calculations
mathematical operation, mathematical process, operation - (mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods; "the problems at the end of the chapter demonstrated the mathematical processes involved in the derivation"; "they were learning the basic operations of arithmetic"
recalculation - the act of calculating again (usually to eliminate errors or to include additional data); "recalculation yielded a much larger value"
procedure, process - a particular course of action intended to achieve a result; "the procedure of obtaining a driver's license"; "it was a process of trial and error"
2.computation - problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
problem solving - the thought processes involved in solving a problem
extrapolation - (mathematics) calculation of the value of a function outside the range of known values
interpolation - (mathematics) calculation of the value of a function between the values already known
conversion - a change in the units or form of an expression: "conversion from Fahrenheit to Centigrade"
approximation, estimate, estimation, idea - an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth; "an estimate of what it would cost"; "a rough idea how long it would take"
derivative, derived function, differential, differential coefficient, first derivative - the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx
integral - the result of a mathematical integration; F(x) is the integral of f(x) if dF/dx = f(x)

computation

noun
1. The act, process, or result of calculating:
2. Arithmetic calculations
arithmetic, figure (used in plural), number (used in plural).
Translations
عَد، إحْصاء، تَقْدير
odhadpočetpočítání
beregningudregning
reikningur

computation

[ˌkɒmpjʊˈteɪʃən] N
1. (gen, often pl) → cómputo m, cálculo m
2. (Comput) → computación f

computation

[ˌkɒmpjʊˈteɪʃən] n (= calculation) → calcul m

computation

nBerechnung f, → Kalkulation f

computation

[ˌkɒmpjʊˈteɪʃn] ncalcolo

compute

(kəmˈpjuːt) verb
to calculate or estimate.
ˌcompuˈtation (kom-) noun
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