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computation

com·pu·ta·tion

computation

 
pronunciation:
kamp y teI shn
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Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of computing.
similar words:
calculation
definition 2: a method or system of computing or calculating.
similar words:
calculation
definition 3: the amount computed or calculated.
similar words:
calculation, count
derivations: computational (adj.), computationally (adv.)
Word Parts
The word computation contains the following part:
put, putat Latin root that means trim; count; reckon or suppose