computable

adjective
com·​put·​able | \kəm-ˈpyü-tə-bəl \

Definition of computable 

: capable of being computed

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computability \ kəm-​ˌpyü-​tə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē \ noun

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Underlying all of these trends is a single idea: the belief that quantitative data can provide a coherent model of the world, and the efficacy of computable information to provide us with ways of acting within it. cleveland.com, "43 books to read in 2018: Cleveland booksellers name their favorite new and upcoming releases," 24 Jan. 2018 Starting with a basic set of operations, even the simplest Turing machine can be used to compute anything that is computable, Turing proved. Dylan Tweney, WIRED, "June 23, 1912: Computer Pioneer Alan Turing Born," 23 June 2010

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First Known Use of computable

1610, in the meaning defined above

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