recalculation

noun
re·​cal·​cu·​la·​tion | \ (ˌ)rē-ˌkal-kyə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce recalculation (audio) \
plural recalculations

Definition of recalculation

1 : the act or process of recalculating By changing numbers in a spreadsheet and making instantaneous recalculations, users can evaluate many alternatives.— Bob Albrecht
2 : the result of an act of recalculating The recalculations showed for the fourth consecutive year that the jobless rate wasn't quite as improved as initially thought …— Richard Craver

First Known Use of recalculation

circa 1790, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of recalculation was circa 1790

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“Recalculation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/recalculation. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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