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data processing

noun

Simple Definition of data processing

  • : the process of putting information into a computer so that the computer can organize it, change its form, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of data processing

  1. :  the converting of raw data to machine-readable form and its subsequent processing (as storing, updating, rearranging, or printing out) by a computer

data processor

noun

1954

First Known Use of data processing

1954



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