recomputation

noun
re·​com·​pu·​ta·​tion | \ (ˌ)rē-ˌkäm-pyu̇-ˈtā-shən , -pyü-\
plural recomputations

Definition of recomputation

: 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, in the meaning defined above

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recompound

recompress

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reconceive

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