Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. of or relating to computation, computational
  • adj. calculating, shrewdly or selfishly reckoning

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Given to computation; calculating.

Etymologies

computation +‎ -ive (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • “A vedro [2 3/4 gallons] and a half to the cauldron!” whispered the ex-soldier with a computative grunt as he gained his feet.

    Through Russia

  • Adopting, the additional computative burden imposed by it notwithstanding, Schonfeld's modification of Airy's formulæ, he introduced into his equations a fifth unknown quantity expressive of a possible stellar drift in galactic longitude.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 829, November 21, 1891

  • "A vedro [2 3/4 gallons] and a half to the cauldron!" whispered the ex-soldier with a computative grunt as he gained his feet.

    Through Russia

  • Eagles, but the latter's computative mind was out of sympathy with zeal of the tumid description; though quite capable of working himself into madness on the details of the Budget, John was easily soothed by his friend's calmer habits of debate.

    The Nether World

  • Indians General Manager Mark Shapiro spoke out against what he called "a computative smear campaign" that has left fans 'believing the Indians might reach a level of vague adequacy in the 2010 season.

    Let's Go Tribe!

  • “computative” system of Protothetic, mentioned in Section

    Stanisław Leśniewski

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