Definition of Computation

1. Noun. The procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods.

2. Noun. Problem solving that involves numbers or quantities.

Definition of Computation

1. n. The act or process of computing; calculation; reckoning.

Definition of Computation

1. Noun. The act or process of computing; calculation; reckoning. ¹

2. Noun. The result of computation; the amount computed. ¹

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Definition of Computation

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Computation

computability logic
computability theory
computable function
computation (current term)
computation history
computation tree logic
computational biology
computational chemistry
computational design
computational intelligence
computational linguist
computational linguistics
computational model
computational models
computationally secure

Literary usage of Computation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Principles and Practice of Surveying by Charles Blaney Breed, George Leonard Hosmer (1908)
"computation OF AREA. — The computation of the area of any piece of property which has been surveyed as a traverse will in general consist of (1) the ..."

2. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society by Royal Microscopical Society, London (1878)
"As a result of the computation, I find that when the objective is used with the ... The computation is made with more precision than is warranted by the ..."

3. Elements of the Differential and Integral Calculus by William Anthony Granville (1904)
"computation by series. I. The computation of тг by series. ... The computation of logarithms by series. Series play a very important role in making the ..."

4. The Law and Practice in Bankruptcy Under the National Bankruptcy Act of 1898 by William Miller Collier, William Horace Hotchkiss, Frank Bixby Gilbert (1907)
"computation of Time.— o Whenever time is enumerated by days in this act, ... I. computation of Time. In General. By Months and Years. By Days. ..."

5. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1895)
"PRACTICAL computation OF THE MEDIAN. BY EW SCRIPTURE, Yale University. In the PSYCHOLOGICAL REVIEW for Jan., 1894, I called attention to the practical and ..."

6. Commentaries on American Law by James Kent (1873)
"413 According to this rule of computation, the father of the intestate stands ... By this method of computation, the brother of A. is related to him in the ..."

7. An Introduction to Celestial Mechanics by Forest Ray Moulton (1914)
"Method of Direct computation of Lagrange's Brackets. ... All of the computation in the transformations of this sort might be avoided by using canonical ..."

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