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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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'Compute' example sentence in quotations

* 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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  • PaaS is the Operating System By @JPMorgenthal | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]
    When I took my operating systems fundamentals course in college I was taught that an operating system provides very specific capabilities that provides users with access compute resources for building and running applications. Read more on this news related to 'Compute'
  • EMC and Pivotal Deliver Complete Scale-Out Data Lake for Predictive Big Data Analytics
    HOPKINTON, Mass., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- News Summary EMC adds scale-out compute option to leading Big Data solution bundle. EMC's Big Data Hadoop Bundle accelerates customers' predictive Big Data ... Read more on this news related to 'Compute'
  • Google Compute Engine Gets Cheaper
    Google just announced across-the-board price cuts on Compute Engine. Google already lowered pricing on core infrastructure, including compute and storage, earlier this year. Now, they’re cutting prices by about 10% for all instance types in every region. Google says the … Read more on this news related to 'Compute'

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