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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Computation  \Com`pu*ta"tion\,  n.  [L.  computatio:  cf  F. 
  computation.] 
  1.  The  act  or  process  of  computing;  calculation;  reckoning. 
 
  By  just  computation  of  the  time.  --Shak. 
 
  By  a  computation  backward  from  ourselves  --Bacon. 
 
  2.  The  result  of  computation;  the  amount  computed. 
 
  Syn:  Reckoning;  calculation;  estimate;  account. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  computation 
  n  1:  the  procedure  of  calculating;  determining  something  by 
  mathematical  or  logical  methods  [syn:  {calculation}] 
  2:  problem  solving  that  involves  numbers  or  quantities  [syn:  {calculation}, 
  {figuring},  {reckoning}] 




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