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Examples of computation in a Sentence
methods used for the computation of taxes
The solution required a series of computations.
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Through extensive computations known only to Albert Einstein, Mr. Peabody and those on the quiz team getting full rides, mathematical numbers are assigned to our Friday heroes which indicate their worthiness to continue.

Most intriguing is the use of computation to help design radically new kinds of shapes and materials and processes.

The algorithms needed to effectively accompany the human performer in real time (while accounting for the latency of a computationintensive algorithm).

At other times, Vulcan training is signaled by having Burnham spit out a precise computation of numbers.

Councilman David Alvarez, though, questioned how engineers arrived at some of the traffic computations.

That 40 success simplified the formula somewhat and the easiest way to remove all the computations is for Bruce Arena’s side to secure its first road victory of the final round.

Given the immense amount of computations a brain needs per second, expanding that level of computing power over a lifetime is simply a hypothetical guessing game.

However, this form of computation pushes current hardware to its limits, since modern computers operate very differently from the gray matter in our heads.
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First Known Use of computation
15th century
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arithmetic, calculus, ciphering, calculation, figures, figuring, math, mathematics, number crunching, numbers, reckoningRelated Words
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