word processing

noun

Definition of word processing

: the production of typewritten documents (such as business letters) with automated and usually computerized typing and text-editing equipment

word process

verb

Examples of word processing in a Sentence

  1. These terminals are used mostly for word processing.

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First Known Use of word processing

1967

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WORD PROCESSING Defined for English Language Learners

word processing

Definition of word processing for English Language Learners

  • : the production of printed pages of writing (such as business letters) that can be stored and printed by using computer equipment


WORD PROCESSING Defined for Kids

word processing

noun

Definition of word processing for Students

: the production of printed documents (as business letters) with automated and usually computerized equipment


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