data processing meaning

  "data processing" in a sentence
  • Noun: data processing
    1. (computer science) a series of operations on data by a computer in order to retrieve or transform or classify information

    Type of: processing

    Encyclopedia: Data processing

  • [Business]
    noun [U]

    (IT )

    a series of actions that a computer performs on data to analyse and organize it; the part of a company where this is done:

    the people in accounting and data processing

    Computers are for data processing and analysis.

  • [Electronics]
    Work performed on acquired data, as in solving problems, making comparisons, classifying material, organizing files. Usually done by a computer.

  • [Computer]
    <application> The input, verification, organisation, storage, retrieval, transformation, and extraction of information from data. The term is normally associated with commercial applications such as stock control or payroll.


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