Definition of computation
1 a : the act or action of computing : calculation b : the use or operation of a computer
2 : a system of reckoning
3 : an amount computed
computationally
adverbExamples of computation in a sentence
methods used for the computation of taxes
The solution required a series of computations.
15th Century
First Known Use of computation
15th century
COMPUTATION Defined for English Language Learners
computation
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: the act or process of computing or calculating something
COMPUTATION Defined for Kids
computation
playDefinition of computation for Students
1 : the act or action of determining by use of mathematics
2 : a result obtained by using mathematics
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