spreadsheet

noun spread·sheet \ ˈspred-ˌshēt \
Updated on: 13 Dec 2017

Definition of spreadsheet

: acomputer program that allows the entry, calculation, and storage of data in columns and rows; 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

noun

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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