Definitions for data processing

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word data processing

Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. data processing(noun)

    (computer science) a series of operations on data by a computer in order to retrieve or transform or classify information

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. data processing(Noun)

    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.

FreebaseRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Data processing

    Data processing is, broadly, "the collection and manipulation of items of data to produce meaningful information." In this sense it can be considered a subset of information processing, "the change of information in any manner detectable by an observer." The term is often used more specifically in the context of a business or other organization to refer to the class of commercial data processing applications.

Translations for data processing

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for data processing »


Find a translation for the data processing definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these data processing definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"data processing." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 27 Apr. 2015. < processing>.

Are we missing a good definition for data processing? Don't keep it to yourself...

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for data processing:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.