spreadsheet

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noun spread·sheet \ˈspred-ˌshēt\

Definition of spreadsheet

  1. :  an accounting program for a computer; also :  the ledger layout modeled by such a program

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First Known Use of spreadsheet

1981


SPREADSHEET Defined for English Language Learners

spreadsheet

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Definition of spreadsheet for English Language Learners

  • : a computer program that calculates numbers and organizes information in columns and rows

  • : a document that has columns and rows which are used to calculate numbers and organize information



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