Definition of 'compute'
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Their data and their powers to compute were pathetically small. EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)It cited advances in machine learning and the plummeting cost of computing power as pivotal factors. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In both cases we end up computing net present value. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)How do you compute the present value of future income? Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)Are the employees of such a preschool counted in computing the number of church employees for purposes of the credit? Christianity Today (2000)The green screen was the size of my hand and it required an entire room of computing equipment to power it. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The growth of computing power and the introduction of the internet have been vital factors in making these leaps in understanding possible. EXTINCTION: Evolution and the End of Man (2002)But could you compute the answer to each of those questions and write it down in 0.6 seconds? Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is certainly making huge progress, driven by the inexorable increase in computing power as much as our programming ingenuity. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You need a fair amount of computing power to understand and interpret written music, let alone play it in a way that captures the audience. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Explain how you can use the areas under the average and marginal cost curves to compute total, total variable, and fixed costs. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)As a first step toward dealing with he problem, management decides to compute the annual cost to the company of this 30 percent turnover. A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsFor example, suppose that we wish to compute the present value of a perpetuity of C dollars a year. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)
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Translations for 'compute'
British English: compute VERB
To compute a quantity or number means to calculate it.
I tried to compute the cash value of the ponies and horse boxes.
Definition of compute from the Collins English Dictionary
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