computation

[ kom-pyoo-tey-shuh n ]
/ ˌkɒm pyʊˈteɪ ʃən /

noun

an act, process, or method of computing; calculation.
a result of computing.
the amount computed.

Origin of computation

1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin computātiōn- (stem of computātiō), equivalent to computāt(us) (past participle of computāre; see compute) + -iōn- -ion

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British Dictionary definitions for computation

computation

/ (ˌkɒmpjʊˈteɪʃən) /

noun

a calculation involving numbers or quantities

Derived Forms

computational, adjective
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