recomputation

noun re·com·pu·ta·tion \ (ˌ)rē-ˌkäm-pyu̇-ˈtā-shən , -pyü- \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of recomputation

plural recomputations
: the act, action, or result of computing something for a second or subsequent time
  • Any benefit increase you're entitled to receive based on this year's recomputation won't be paid to you until December 2013 …
  • —Lynn Brenner
  • But few realize that Social Security's initial recomputation of past wages adjusts not just for inflation but also for the growth in real purchasing power …
  • The Denver Post

First Known Use of recomputation

1766

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