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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.

 

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