Meaning of COMPUTATION
Pronunciation:   `kâmpyu'teyshun



WordNet Dictionary 

 Definition:  
 [n] the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
 [n] problem solving that involves numbers or quantities


COMPUTATION is a 11 letter word that starts with C. 
 Synonyms:   calculation, calculation, computing, figuring, reckoning 

 See Also:   approximation, conversion, derivative, derived function, differential, differential coefficient, estimate, estimation, extrapolation, first derivative, idea, integral, interpolation, mathematical operation, mathematical process, number crunching, operation, problem solving, procedure, process, recalculation, transposition  
Webster's 1913 Dictionary 

 Definition:   \Com`pu*ta"tion\, n. [L. computatio: cf. F.
computation.]
1. The act or process of computing; calculation; reckoning.
By just computation of the time. Shak.
By a computation backward from ourselves. Bacon.
2. The result of computation; the amount computed.
Syn: Reckoning; calculation; estimate; account.


Thesaurus Terms 

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