Crossword clues for compute
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Compute \Com*pute"\, n. [L. computus: cf. F. comput.]
--Sir T. Browne.
Compute \Com*pute"\ (k[o^]m*p[=u]t"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Computed; p. pr. & vb. n. Computing.] [L. computare. See Count, v. t.] To determine by calculation; to reckon; to count.
Two days, as we compute the days of heaven.
What's done we partly may compute,
But know not what's resisted.
Syn: To calculate; number; count; reckon; estimate; enumerate; rate. See Calculate.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
vb. 1 To reckon or calculate. 2 (context informal English) To make sense.
Usage examples of "compute".
He explained to the company the future importance of this establishment, computed the strength of the floorings, the thickness of the walls, and regretted extremely not having a yard-stick such as Monsieur Binet possessed for his own special use.
He was working from radar reports alone with no fancy computing bombsight to think for him.
A perfectly computed course for landing will get down to ground with the use of the least number of centigrams of fuel.
Douglas Engelbart, Coevolution, and the Origins of Personal Computing.
Aiken convened a conference on automatic computing at Harvard, cosponsored by his longtime patron, the US.
Court upheld the power of New York, in computing its estate tax, to include in the gross estate of a domiciled decedent the value of a trust of bonds managed in Colorado by a Colorado trust company and already taxed on its transfer by Colorado, which trust the decedent had established while in Colorado and concerning which he had never exercised any of his reserved powers of revocation or change of beneficiaries.
From the Cyanean rocks to the point and harbor of Byzantium, the winding length of the Bosphorus extends about sixteen miles, and its most ordinary breadth may be computed at about one mile and a half.
Compute all values with and without factoring in assistance by the Companions.
My foe could not compute, continuing with its attack on my kingside until my knight forked its king and queen.
In instants Ralf swept through every binary code he knew from the dawn of computing forward, four-bit, eight-bit, sixteen-bit, thirty-two-bit, sixty-four-bit, multiprocessor, transputer, parallel processor, nothing that fit.
The information we develop from this one-time inventory will be used to compute UIPS taxes while the depot and transports are in Plutonian jurisdiction.
And just where did the berserker compute that it was taking the biolab and its billion preborn captives?
Taylor pursued his love for science into graduate school at UT and wrote his dissertation on psychoacoustics, a field from which some people were making a leap into computing.
If the Handler was to he believed, the local computing nodes in each star system were only millimeters wide, and they communicated with the others, light years away, with pulses so weak, so tightly aimed, so unpredictable in wavelength, and so ingeniously encoded that a thousand interstellar civilizations had come and gone without noticing their presence.
The Israelis are going crazy trying to compute retrofire to compensate.