Definition of computation:
calculation, coefficient, correction, ciphering, numbers, Arabic numeral, figures, reckoning, numeration, costing, common multiple, figuring, cube, common factor, counting, arithmetic progression, computing, base, computer science, number, figure, constant, reason, addition, math, deliberation, number crunching, cube root.
calculation (part of speech: noun)
- measurement (part of speech: noun)
By far the most important element in the navigation of Columbus, in so far as estimating his position was concerned, was what is known as " dead- reckoning" that is to say, the computation of the distance travelled by the ship through the water.- "Christopher Columbus, Complete", Filson Young.
- "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
- "Hildegarde's Neighbors", Laura E. Richards.