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word processor

noun

: a computer used for creating, storing, and printing text : a computer used for word processing

: software used on a computer to perform word processing

Full Definition of WORD PROCESSOR

:  a keyboard-operated terminal usually with a video display and a magnetic storage device for use in word processing; also :  software (as for a computer system) to perform word processing
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Examples of WORD PROCESSOR

  1. At work she sits in front of her word processor all day.
  2. She closed down her word processor and opened her e-mail program.

First Known Use of WORD PROCESSOR

1970
WORD PROCESSOR Defined for Kids

word processor

noun

Definition of WORD PROCESSOR for Kids

1
:  a computer used for creating, storing, and printing text
2
:  software designed to perform word processing

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