from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Conversion of data into a form that can be processed by computer.
- n. The storing or processing of data by a computer.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of many techniques in which data is retrieved, stored, classified, manipulated, transmitted and/or reported in such a way as to generate information; especially such processing using computers.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (computer science) a series of operations on data by a computer in order to retrieve or transform or classify information
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