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

Definition of precompute

transitive verb

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

First Known Use of precompute

1943, in the meaning defined above

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“Precompute.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/precompute. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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