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word processor

n.
1. A computer system or program designed for word processing.
2. One who uses a word processor.

word processor

n
(Computer Science)
a. a computer program that performs word processing
b. a computer system designed for word processing

word′ proc`essor


n.
a computer program or computer system designed for word processing.
[1975–80]

word processor

A computer system designed to handle text. Faster and more flexible than a typewriter.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.word processor - an application that provides the user with tools needed to write and edit and format text and to send it to a printer
application program, applications programme, application - a program that gives a computer instructions that provide the user with tools to accomplish a task; "he has tried several different word processing applications"
Translations
مُعالِج الكَلِمات
tekstbehandlingsanlæg
ワードプロセッサワープロワープロソフト
textový procesor
urejevalnik besedil
kelime işlem programı

word processor

n (machine) → word processor m inv

word

(wəːd) noun
1. the smallest unit of language (whether written, spoken or read).
2. a (brief) conversation. I'd like a (quick) word with you in my office.
3. news. When you get there, send word that you've arrived safely.
4. a solemn promise. He gave her his word that it would never happen again.
verb
to express in written or spoken language. How are you going to word the letter so that it doesn't seem rude?
ˈwording noun
the manner of expressing something, the choice of words etc.
ˈword processor noun
a program for writing or editing texts, letters etc and storing them in the computer's memory; a computer used for doing this.
ˈword processing noun
ˌword-ˈperfect adjective
repeated, or able to repeat something, precisely in the original words. a word-perfect performance; He wants to be word-perfect by next week's rehearsal.
by word of mouth
by one person telling another in speech, not in writing. She got the information by word of mouth.
get a word in edgeways
to break into a conversation etc and say something.
in a word
to sum up briefly. In a word, I don't like him.
keep/break one's word
to keep or fail to keep one's promise.
take (someone) at his/her word
to believe (someone) without question and act according to his words.
take someone's word for it
to assume that what someone says is correct (without checking).
word for word
in the exact, original words. That's precisely what he told me, word for word.
References in periodicals archive ?
Students submit their work as word-processor documents via email, and teachers need to be able to mark and return these documents as quickly and easily as they can mark work submitted on paper.
Web developers can use this technology to provide word-processor features to Web site users.
said Tuesday it will withdraw from the Japanese word-processor market, as specialized Japanese word-processing computers are giving way to personal computers with Japanese writing functions.