1 [mass noun] The action of mathematical calculation: methods of computation [count noun]: statistical computations
More example sentences
- The text recognizes the essential role that computation plays in both mathematics and biology.
- I devote a lot of my time to thinking about the relationship between mathematics and computation.
- He also wrote Golasara which is written in fifty-six Sanskrit verses and shows how mathematical computations are used to calculate astronomical data.
late Middle English: from Latin computatio(n-), from the verb computare (see compute).
Definition of computation in:
- The US English dictionary