From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Maths
computationcom‧pu‧ta‧tion /ˌkɒmpjəˈteɪʃən $ ˌkɑːm-/ AWL noun [countable, uncountable] formal HMthe process of calculating or the result of calculating SYN calculation the computation of the monthly statisticscomputational adjective computational linguistics
Examples from the Corpus
computationA preclear is only placed in apathy by ally computations.Many workers lacked skills in language and computation.The following computations are based on both general assumptions about all families and specific assumptions about families at specific income levels.Can read multiple entry tables and carry out basic comparisons or computations with the data obtained.It is all a game involving scientific computations which in no way affect the musical instruments or diminish their essential mystery.Instead, some of the simpler computations are performed in the retina itself.The speed of the computation affects the sampling size and speed of updates.Even today, children spend 90 percent of their math time on these computations.