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  • adj. Of or relating to computation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. of or pertaining to computation (definition 3).
  • adj. accomplished by a computer{2} or computation{3}.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or of the nature of computation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or involving computation or computers


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computation + -al


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