computation


computation
I noun account, accountancy, accounting, adding, amount computed, appraisal, appreciation, assessment, audit, bookkeeping, calculation, count, counting, deduction, enumeration, estimate, estimation, evaluation, figure work, figuring, measurement, numeration, reckoning, score, statistic, sum, summation, tally, total, valuation II index accounting, appraisal, census, estimate (approximate cost), estimation (calculation), ledger, measurement

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  • Computation — is defined as any type of calculation.[1] Also defined as use of computer technology in Information processing.[2][3]Computation is a process following a well defined model understood and expressed in an algorithm, protocol, network topology, etc …   Wikipedia

  • computation — [ kɔ̃pytasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1413; lat. computatio ♦ Didact. Méthode de supputation du temps. ● computation nom féminin (latin computatio, onis, calcul) Manière de calculer le temps. ⇒COMPUTATION, subst. fém. Calcul, évaluation. Un calcul éclatant… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Computation — Com pu*ta tion, n. [L. computatio: cf. F. computation.] 1. The act or process of computing; calculation; reckoning. [1913 Webster] By just computation of the time. Shak. [1913 Webster] By a computation backward from ourselves. Bacon. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • computation — early 15c., from M.Fr. computation, from L. computationem (nom. computatio), noun of action from computare (see COMPUTE (Cf. compute)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Computation — Computation, Zeitberechnung; C. naturalis, vom Anfangspunkt genau bis zum Schlußmoment; C. civilis (juristische), wo die Kalendertage als die kleinsten zu berücksichtigenden Zeittheile angenommen werden. Wichtig fürs Erbrecht, Usucapien und… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • computation — [n] performing arithmetic calculation, ciphering, computing, counting, data processing, estimating, estimation, figuring, gauge, guess, reckoning, summing, totalling; concept 764 Ant. conjecture, guesstimation …   New thesaurus

  • computation — ► NOUN 1) mathematical calculation. 2) the use of computers, especially as a subject of research or study. DERIVATIVES computational adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • computation — [käm΄pyo͞o tā′shən] n. [ME computacioun < L computatio] 1. the act of computing; calculation 2. a method of computing 3. a result obtained in computing; computed amount computational adj …   English World dictionary

  • computation — [[t]kɒ̱mpjʊte͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]] computations N VAR Computation is mathematical calculation. The discrepancies resulted from different methods of computation... He took a few notes and made computations. Syn: calculation …   English dictionary

  • computation — UK [ˌkɒmpjʊˈteɪʃ(ə)n] / US [ˌkɑmpjəˈteɪʃ(ə)n] noun Word forms computation : singular computation plural computations formal a) [countable/uncountable] the process of calculating a number or amount b) [countable] a number or amount that you have… …   English dictionary


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