noun Date: 1652 1. the process of reading 2. a. the process of removing information from an automatic device (as an electronic computer) and displaying it in an understandable form b. the information removed from such a device and displayed or recorded (as by magnetic tape or printing device) c. an electronic device that presents information in visual form 3. the radio transmission of data or pictures from a space vehicle

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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