**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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