re·​com·​pute | \ (ˌ)rē-kəm-ˈpyüt How to pronounce recompute (audio) \
recomputed; recomputing; recomputes

Definition of recompute

transitive + intransitive

: to compute again … began auditing disbursement vouchers for pay of military personnel by recomputing the pay account.— Walter Rundell, Jr. If some statistical operation needs to be done on the data, it might take 10 or 20 seconds to recompute, maybe even a minute if the operations are very complex.— Dominique J. Cheenne

First Known Use of recompute

1741, in the meaning defined above

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“Recompute.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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