uncomputably

compute

[kuhm-pyoot]
verb (used with object), computed, computing.
1.
to determine by calculation; reckon; calculate: to compute the period of Jupiter's revolution.
2.
to determine by using a computer or calculator.
verb (used without object), computed, computing.
3.
to reckon; calculate.
4.
to use a computer or calculator.
5.
Informal. to make sense; add up: His reasons for doing that just don't compute.
noun
6.
computation: outer space that is vast beyond compute.

Origin:
1375–1425 for earlier sense; 1580–90 for def 6; (v.) < Latin computāre, equivalent to com- com- + putāre to think; (noun) late Middle English < Middle French < Late Latin computus calculation, number, noun derivative of computāre; cf. putative, count1

computable, adjective
computability, noun
computably, adverb
computist [kuhm-pyoo-tist, kom-pyoo-] , noun
miscompute, verb, miscomputed, miscomputing.
precompute, verb, precomputed, precomputing.
recompute, verb (used with object), recomputed, recomputing.
uncomputable, adjective
uncomputableness, noun
uncomputably, adverb
uncomputed, adjective


1. estimate, count, figure.
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compute (kəmˈpjuːt)
 
vb
1.  to calculate (an answer, result, etc), often with the aid of a computer
 
n
2.  calculation; computation (esp in the phrase beyond compute)
 
[C17: from Latin computāre, from putāre to think]
 
com'putable
 
adj
 
computa'bility
 
n

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compute
1630s, from Fr. computer, from L. computare "to count, sum up," from com- "with" + putare "to reckon," orig. "to prune" (see pave).
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