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word processor

noun

Simple Definition of word processor

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

  • : software used on a computer to perform word processing

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of word processor

  1. :  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

Examples of word processor in a sentence

  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.



1970

First Known Use of word processor

1970


WORD PROCESSOR Defined for Kids

word processor

noun

Definition of word processor for Students

  1. 1 :  a computer used for creating, storing, and printing text

  2. 2 :  software designed to perform word processing





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