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word processor

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noun
  1. a computer program or computer system designed for word processing.
  2. a person who performs word processing.
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Origin of word processor

First recorded in 1975–80
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Examples from the Web for word processor

Historical Examples

  • I fired up my Xbox and opened a word-processor and started to brainstorm ideas for my papers.

    Little Brother

    Cory Doctorow


British Dictionary definitions for word processor

word processor

noun
    1. a computer program that performs word processing
    2. a computer system designed for word processing
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