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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

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

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