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word proc·ess·ing

(prŏs′ĕs′ĭng, prō′sĕs′-)
n.
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

n
(Computer Science) the composition of documents using a computer system to input, edit, store, and print them
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

word′ proc`essing


n.
the automated production and storage of documents using computers, electronic printers, and text-editing software.
[1970–75]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Translations
مُعالَجَة الكَلِمات
tekstbehandling
szövegszerkesztés
spracovanie textu
metin/yazı işleme

word processing

nword processing m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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