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Definition of data processing noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

data processing

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌdeɪtə ˈprəʊsesɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdeɪtə ˈprɑːsesɪŋ//
 
, NAmE//ˌdætə ˈprɑːsesɪŋ//
 
, NAmE//ˌdeɪtə ˈproʊsesɪŋ//
 
, NAmE//ˌdætə ˈproʊsesɪŋ//
 
[uncountable] (computing) Computer programming
 
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a series of actions that a computer performs on data to produce an output See related entries: Computer programming
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: data processing