What does Computing mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. computer science, computingnoun

    the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures

  2. calculation, computation, computingnoun

    the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods


  1. computingnoun

    The process or act of calculation

  2. computingnoun

    Action of using (a) computer(s).

  3. computingnoun

    The study, field of computers and computer programming.

    This course will cover several major fields of computing.


  1. Computing

    Computing is any activity that uses computers to manage, process, and communicate information. It includes development of both hardware and software. Computing is a critical, integral component of modern industrial technology. Major computing disciplines include computer engineering, software engineering, computer science, information systems, and information technology.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Computing

    of Compute


  1. Computing

    Computing is any goal-oriented activity requiring, benefiting from, or creating computers. For example, computing includes designing, developing and building hardware and software systems; processing, structuring, and managing various kinds of information; doing scientific research on and with computers; making computer systems behave intelligently; creating and using communications and entertainment media etc. Subfields of computing include computer engineering, software engineering, computer science, information systems, and information technology.

Editors Contribution

  1. computing

    To use a computer.

    Computing is basically anything that you can use on a computer.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 24, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Computing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4579

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Computing' in Nouns Frequency: #1897

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Computing in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Computing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Computing in a Sentence

  1. Trip Chowdhry:

    Only two companies are setting the tone of enterprise computing, Microsoft Office Azure and Amazon AWS.

  2. Ed Harbour:

    It’s the new era of computing.

  3. Patrick Byrne:

    They [the study authors] did a good job controlling for ethnic background in specific procedures, but it would be more powerful to include an estimated age in each set of photographs because the way we perceive faces neurocognitively is pretty complicated— there’s a lot of computing that goes on subconsciously, a lot that’s associated and distinct from perceived age.

  4. Chuck Beames:

    Just like computing devices are rapidly changing what they can do and our way of life, access to space is changing the way we live.

  5. Phil Harrison:

    We think we can grow a very significant games market vertical, and by getting this right we can advance the state of the art of computing.

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