
Definition of Computation
1. Noun. The procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods.
Specialized synonyms: Transposition, Number Crunching, Mathematical Operation, Mathematical Process, Operation, Recalculation
Generic synonyms: Procedure, Process
Derivative terms: Calculate, Calculate, Calculate, Calculate, Computational, Compute
2. Noun. Problem solving that involves numbers or quantities.
Generic synonyms: Problem Solving
Specialized synonyms: Extrapolation, Interpolation, Conversion, Approximation, Estimate, Estimation, Idea, Derivative, Derived Function, Differential, Differential Coefficient, First Derivative, Integral
Derivative terms: Calculate, Calculate, Computational, Compute, Figure, Reckon
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
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Computation
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Computation
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 ..."