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  1. data processing(noun)

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

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  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.

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  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.


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