Definition for computing (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), com·put·ed, com·put·ing.
verb (used without object), com·put·ed, com·put·ing.
Origin of compute
Examples from the Web for computing
In his 1950 paper “Computing Machinery and Intelligence,” Turing asked, “Can machines think?”The AI That Wasn’t: Why ‘Eugene Goostman’ Didn’t Pass the Turing Test|Elizabeth Lopatto|June 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Augmented reality has been a staple of science fiction since the dawn of computing.Augmented Reality System Goes From Military to Market|Rose Eveleth|May 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A look at what to expect in telecom and computing for the coming year.
The accelerating power of computing processing underlies much of the progress.
Sure, it's a billion times more than the first computer had, but it's still not much more than the computing power of a hamster.
So he's a pretty good rule-of-thumb astrogator, too, and we're computing every element of the flight.Subspace Survivors|E. E. Smith
He tried to visualize the computing circuits needed for the operation of its tracking mechanism alone.Survival Tactics|Al Sevcik
There is no computing the suffering of children in these respects.Folly as It Flies|Fanny Fern
There were all the references he would need for computing orbit, speed, and just about anything else that might be required.Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet|Harold Leland Goodwin
"Doctor Stevens is computing us and has full control of course and acceleration," replied Breckenridge.Spacehounds of IPC|Edward Elmer Smith
British Dictionary definitions for computing (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for computing (2 of 2)
Word Origin for compute
Word Origin and History for computing
1630s, from French computer, from Latin computare "to count, sum up, reckon together," from com- "with" (see com-) + putare "to reckon," originally "to prune" (see pave). Related: Computed; computing.