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English noun: computation

1. computation (act) the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods


Synonymscalculation, computing


Broader (hypernym)procedure, process


Narrower (hyponym)mathematical operation, mathematical process, number crunching, operation, recalculation, transposition

2. computation (cognition) problem solving that involves numbers or quantities


Synonymscalculation, figuring, reckoning


Broader (hypernym)problem solving


Narrower (hyponym)approximation, conversion, derivative, derived function, differential, differential coefficient, estimate, estimation, extrapolation, first derivative, idea, integral, interpolation









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