from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The creation, input, editing, and production of documents and texts by means of computer systems.
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- n. The creation, input, editing and formatting of documents and other text using software on a computer
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. rapid and efficient processing (storage and printing) of linguistic data for composition and editing
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She was one of the night stenographers from the word processing department.
Here came fifteen-year-old Junie, a sour look on her face, trooping sullenly into his office, ignoring the woman from the word processing pool who was handling a typing job for him.
The end of another day at Hubbard, White & Willis Files being stacked away, dress shoes being replaced with Adidas and Reeboks, places in law books being marked for the night, edits being dropped in the In Box for the night word processing staff.
You know how easy it is to change a word processing document, right?
In long-term memory we store a voluminous manual of motor and nonmotor procedural blueprints, such as the ones for how to drive a car, how to operate word processing software, and how to affix a nozzle to a rubber hose.