The area of bioinformatics concerning the use of computers to characterise the molecular components of living things.
[kom-pyoo-tey-shuh n] /ˌkɒm pyʊˈteɪ ʃən/ noun 1. an act, process, or method of ; calculation. 2. a result of . 3. the amount . /ˌkɒmpjʊˈteɪʃən/ noun 1. a calculation involving numbers or quantities n. early 15c., from Middle French computation, from Latin computationem (nominative computatio), noun of action from past participle stem of computare “to […]
[kuh m-pyoot] /kəmˈpyut/ verb (used with object), computed, computing. 1. to determine by calculation; reckon; calculate: to compute the period of Jupiter’s revolution. 2. to determine by using a or calculator. verb (used without object), computed, computing. 3. to reckon; calculate. 4. to use a or calculator. 5. Informal. to make sense; add up: His […]
noun 1. . Abbreviation: CT. noun 1. (med) another name (esp US) for computerized tomography
- Compute parallel
language (Compel) The first single-assignment language. [“A Language Design for Concurrent Processes”, L.G. Tesler et al, Proc SJCC 32:403-408, AFIPS (Spring 1968)]. (1995-01-19)
[kuh m-pyoo-ter] /kəmˈpyu tər/ noun 1. a programmable electronic device designed to accept data, perform prescribed mathematical and logical operations at high speed, and display the results of these operations. Mainframes, desktop and laptop computers, tablets, and smartphones are some of the different types of computers. Compare , . 2. a person who ; computist. […]