HyperDic: computation

English > 2 senses of the word computation:
NOUNactcomputation, calculation, computingthe procedure of calculating
cognitioncomputation, calculation, figuring, reckoningproblem solving that involves numbers or quantities
computation > pronunciation
Soundskaa.mpyahtey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > computation: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods.
Synonymscalculation, computing
Narrowermathematical process, mathematical operation, operation(mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods
number crunchingPerforming complex and lengthy numerical calculations
recalculationThe act of calculating again (usually to eliminate errors or to include additional data)
transposition(mathematics) the transfer of a quantity from one side of an equation to the other along with a change of sign
Broaderprocedure, processA particular course of action intended to achieve a result
Spanishcalculo, cálculo, cómputo
Catalancàlcul, computació, còmput
Adjectivescomputationalof or involving computation or computers
Verbscomputemake a mathematical calculation or computation
English > computation: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaningproblem solving that involves numbers or quantities.
Synonymscalculation, figuring, reckoning
NarrowerconversionA change in the units or form of an expression
derived function, derivative, differential coefficient, differential, first derivativeThe result of mathematical differentiation
estimate, estimation, approximation, ideaAn approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
extrapolation(mathematics) calculation of the value of a function outside the range of known values
integralThe result of a mathematical integration
interpolation(mathematics) calculation of the value of a function between the values already known
Broaderproblem solvingThe thought processes involved in solving a problem
Spanishcalculo, cálculo, cómputo
Catalancàlcul
Adjectivescomputationalof or involving computation or computers
Verbscomputemake a mathematical calculation or computation

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