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word proc·ess·ing

(prŏs′ĕs′ĭng, prō′sĕs′-)
The creation, input, editing, and production of documents and texts by means of computer systems.

word′-proc′ess v.
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word processing

(Computer Science) the composition of documents using a computer system to input, edit, store, and print them
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word′ proc`essing

the automated production and storage of documents using computers, electronic printers, and text-editing software.
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Noun1.word processing - rapid and efficient processing (storage and printing) of linguistic data for composition and editing
printing process, printing - reproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication
data processing - (computer science) a series of operations on data by a computer in order to retrieve or transform or classify information
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(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.
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.
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The post-1970 digital revolution made possible by personal computers turned out to have less impact on productivity growth than earlier inventions, and the transition those computers achieved in business methods from typewriters, paper files, and mechanical calculators to our current world of wordprocessing and spreadsheet software, broadband, web access, and search engines, was largely completed by 2006.
Their academic havruta not only predates e-mail, it predates WordPerfect and Word--as those first comments were composed on the XyWrite wordprocessing software.
Google Drive's affordances are different from those of traditional wordprocessing software.
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This is the Apple-certified training course for the iWork suite of Keynote (presentation), Pages (wordprocessing), and Numbers (spreadsheet) applications, Apple's answer to Microsoft Office.
Wordprocessing programs, for example, are designed to open with an initial template, presetting things such as the margins, size of type, and the font to be used.
The glitch comes with what is probably the commonest application of them all: the results show that 81% profess competence at wordprocessing, and 1% say they're not good at it, which leaves an unlikely 18% uncertain.
He studied physics and became deeply involved with computers, designing digital hardware, and writing software for financial services to Arabic wordprocessing, and music, and later for video.
Many often resemble the kind of search-and-replace operations one performs using wordprocessing software.
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