Meaning of COMPUTATION in English

COMPUTATION

— computational , adj. — computative , adj. — computatively , adv.

/kom'pyoo tay"sheuhn/ , n.

1. an act, process, or method of computing; calculation.

2. a result of computing.

3. the amount computed.

[ 1375-1425; late ME computation- (s. of computatio ), equiv. to computat ( us ) (ptp. of computare; see COMPUTE) + -ion- -ION ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .