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Compute Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • make a mathematical calculation or computation

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Compute Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia

Computation is the act of determining (working out) something by processing information. It involves using specific rules, either mathematical or logical. It may or may not involve using numbers; the computation of numbers and arithmetic is generally called calculation. The study of computation is called computer science.

The theory of computation involves determining whether a certain problem can be solved by computation.

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* Do not compute the totality of your poultry population until all the manifestations of incubation have been entirely completed. - William Jennings Bryan

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