computation

  • 1 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 …

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  • 2 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

  • 3 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

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

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 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

  • 6 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 …

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

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

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 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

  • 10 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 …

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  • 11 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

  • 12 computation — computational, adj. computative, adj. computatively, adv. /kom pyoo tay sheuhn/, n. 1. an act, process, or method of computing; calculation. 2. a result of computing. 3. the amount computed. [1375 1425; late ME < L computation (s. of computatio) …

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  • 13 computation — noun a) The act or process of computing; calculation; reckoning. b) The result of computation; the amount computed …

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  • 14 computation — (kon pu ta sion) s. f. Supputation de temps relative au calendrier.    Terme de jurisprudence. Computation d un délai, sa fixation précise. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Le latin computatio (voy. computer) …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 15 computation — compute UK US /kəmˈpjuːt/ verb FORMAL ► [T] to calculate something: »The government uses the household survey to compute the monthly unemployment rate. »The firm declined to discuss the deal or say how the $650,000 figure was computed. »Net asset …

    Financial and business terms

  • 16 computation — com|pu|ta|tion [ˌkɔmpjuˈteıʃən US ˌka:m ] n [U and C] formal the process of calculating or the result of calculating ▪ the computation of the monthly statistics >computational adj ▪ computational linguistics …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 computation — skaičiavimas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. calculation; calculus; computation vok. Berechnung, f; Kalkulation, f; Rechnung, f; Zählung, f rus. вычисление, n; исчисление, n; расчёт, m; счёт, m pranc. calcul, m; compte, m …

    Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • 18 computation — apskaičiavimas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Matematinio uždavinio sprendimas remiantis kiekybiniais duomenimis. atitikmenys: angl. calculation; computation rus. вычисление; исчисление; расчет …

    Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 19 computation — skaičiavimas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. calculation; computation; counting vok. Rechnen, n; Rechnung, f; Zählung, f rus. вычисление, n; расчёт, m; счёт, m pranc. calcul, m …

    Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • 20 computation — apskaita statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Organizuotas skaitinių duomenų apie ūkinius ir kitokius visuomenės gyvenimo ir gamtos reiškinius rinkimas, jų sisteminimas. atitikmenys: angl. accounting; calculation; computation vok …

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