word processing
noun Date: 1970 the production of typewritten documents (as business letters) with automated and usually computerized typing and text-editing equipment • word process verb

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  • word processing — ➔ processing * * * word processing UK US noun [U] (ABBREVIATION WP) IT ► the process of creating and organizing electronic text using a computer: »Children learn basic word processing skills in class. »word processing package/program/software …   Financial and business terms

  • Word processing — is the creation of documents using a word processor. It can also refer to advanced shorthand techniques, sometimes used in specialized contexts with a specially modified typewriter.External links* [http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/timg/… …   Wikipedia

  • word processing — /wə:d proʊsesiŋ/, it. /wɔrd prɔsɛs:ing/ (o anche, erroneam., /... pro sɛs:ing/) locuz. ingl. [comp. di word parola e processing elaborazione ], usata in ital. come s.m. (inform.) [insieme dei modi e delle tecniche che fanno uso di strumenti… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • word processing — /wordˈprosesin(g), ingl. ˈwYːdˌprəusɛsɪŋ/ [loc. ingl., comp. di word «parola» e processing «trattamento»] loc. sost. m. inv. (elab.) videoscrittura …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • word processing — word ,processing noun uncount the work or skill of producing written documents on a computer or word processor …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • word processing — n. the production of documents with a word processor …   English World dictionary

  • Word Processing —   [engl.], Textverarbeitung …   Universal-Lexikon

  • word processing — writing, editing, and production of documents, as letters, reports, and books, through the use of a computer program or a complete computer system designed to facilitate rapid and efficient manipulation of text. Abbr.: WP Also, word processing.… …   Universalium

  • word processing — noun rapid and efficient processing (storage and printing) of linguistic data for composition and editing • Topics: ↑printing, ↑printing process • Hypernyms: ↑data processing * * * noun [noncount] : the production of printed pages of writing… …   Useful english dictionary

  • word processing — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ basic, simple WORD PROCESSING + NOUN ▪ application, package, product, program, software, system …   Collocations dictionary

  • word processing — also word processing N UNCOUNT: oft N n Word processing is the work or skill of producing printed documents using a computer …   English dictionary

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