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Definition of "computation" []

  • The act or process of computing. (noun)
  • A method of computing. (noun)
  • The result of computing. (noun)
  • The act of operating a computer. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "computation" in a sentence
  • "I like the term computation expressions - it is the same thing as monads in Haskell or workflows in F#."
  • "When we are making a transition from a world in which computation is just one element to a world in which computation is our central concept."
  • "As the content width and height cannot be negative ([CSS21], section 10.2), this computation is floored at 0."