computation

[kom-pyoo-tey-shuhn]
noun
1.
an act, process, or method of computing; calculation.
2.
a result of computing.
3.
the amount computed.

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

computational, adjective
computative, adjective
computatively, adverb
miscomputation, noun
noncomputation, noun
recomputation, noun
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computation (ˌkɒmpjʊˈteɪʃən)
 
n
a calculation involving numbers or quantities
 
compu'tational
 
adj

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computation
early 15c., from L. computationem, noun of action from computare (see compute). Related: computational (1881).
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Example sentences
These days it seems theories of mind and theories of computation can't help but
  have deep implications for each other.
As computation power has increased and data sets have grown, computers can now
  uncover more and more arbitrage opportunities.
The computation may be complex, but it is not impossible.
The resources of this country are almost beyond computation.
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