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noun Computers.
a form of data processing in which a number of input jobs are grouped for processing during the same machine run.
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Origin of batch processing

First recorded in 1970–75

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British Dictionary definitions for batch processing

batch processing

noun
manufacturing products or treating materials in batches, by passing the output of one process to subsequent processesCompare continuous processing
a system by which the computer programs of a number of individual users are submitted to the computer as a single batchCompare time sharing (def. 2)
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