COMPUTATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of COMPUTATION
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computation
 n.  calculation
Classic Sentence:
1  We rowed, by my computation, about three leagues, till we were able to work no longer, being already spent with labour while we were in the ship.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER I.
2  By the same computation, they provided me with sheets, blankets, and coverlets, tolerable enough for one who had been so long inured to hardships.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER II.
3  On a moderate computation, it was many months, that Sunday, since I had left Joe and Biddy.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXII
4  We compute the Tramecksan, or high heels, to exceed us in number; but the power is wholly on our side.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER IV.
5  They were in all not above twenty-five thousand foot, and six thousand horse; but it was impossible for me to compute their number, considering the space of ground they took up.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER VII.
6  It is computed that eleven thousand persons have at several times suffered death, rather than submit to break their eggs at the smaller end.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER IV.
7  I computed the number of our people, by reckoning how many millions there might be of each religious sect, or political party among us.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER VI.
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  She's been given leave of absence to attend a computer course.
17  The report compares the different types of home computer available.
18  He was busy tapping away at his computer.
19  There is a dynamic ball in the computer.
20  All applicants for the job should have a basic grounding in computer skills.
21  The language this computer uses is BASIC.
22  A degree in computer science offers a fast track to the top.
23  Most computer users have never received any formal keyboard training.
24  We're having a lot of trouble with the new computer system.
25  Officials type each passport number into a computer.
26  I'm unfamiliar with this type of computer.
27  If you type in the search string 'ing', the computer will find all the words containing 'ing'.
28  He has a stack of computer equipment he's knocked off from various shops.
29  The video provides instruction on how to operate the computer.
30  A school technician pirated anything from video nasties to computer games.