precompute

verb

pre·​com·​pute ˌprē-kəm-ˈpyüt How to pronounce precompute (audio)
variants or pre-compute
precomputed or pre-computed; precomputing or pre-computing

transitive verb

: to compute (something) in advance
precomputed the standard information
using precomputed tables/data

Word History

First Known Use

1943, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of precompute was in 1943

Dictionary Entries Near precompute

Cite this Entry

“Precompute.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/precompute. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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