**computation** as a noun: - 1
- 2

## computation

noun

### 1 computation

The procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods.

*synonyms:* calculation, computing.

Dutch: cijferwerk, rekenwerk

Polish: szacowanie

### 2 computation

Problem solving that involves numbers or quantities.

*synonyms:* calculation, figuring, reckoning.

Roget 85:
numeration;
numbering
*etc.*
*v.;*
pagination;
tale,
recension^{†},
enumeration,
summation,
reckoning,
computation,
supputation^{†};
calculation,
calculus;
algorithm,
algorism^{†},
rhabdology^{†},
dactylonomy^{†};
measurement
*etc.*
**466**;
statistics.
arithmetic,
analysis,
algebra,
geometry,
analytical geometry,
fluxions^{†};
differential calculus,
integral calculus,
infinitesimal calculus;
calculus of differences.
*[Statistics]*
dead reckoning,
muster,
poll,
census,
capitation,
roll call,
recapitulation;
account
*etc.*
**
**
*(list)*
**86**.
*[Operations]*
notation, ,
addition,
subtraction,
multiplication,
division,
rule of three,
practice,
equations,
extraction of roots,
reduction,
involution,
evolution,
estimation,
approximation,
interpolation,
differentiation,
integration.
*[Instruments]*
abacus,
logometer^{†},
slide rule,
slipstick* [Coll.]*,
tallies,
Napier's bones,
calculating machine,
difference engine,
suan-pan^{†};
adding machine;
cash register;
electronic calculator,
calculator,
computer;
*[people who calculate]*
arithmetician,
calculator,
abacist^{†},
algebraist,
mathematician;
statistician,
geometer;
programmer;
accountant,
auditor.
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