Definition of data processing
: the converting of raw data to machine-readable form and its subsequent processing (such as storing, updating, rearranging, or printing out) by a computer
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DATA PROCESSING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of data processing for English Language Learners
: the process of putting information into a computer so that the computer can organize it, change its form, etc.
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