recalculation

noun re·cal·cu·la·tion \ (ˌ)rē-ˌkal-kyə-ˈlā-shən \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of recalculation

plural recalculations
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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