computing

[ kuhm-pyoo-ting ]
/ kəmˈpyu tɪŋ /

noun

the use of a computer to process data or perform calculations.
the act of calculating or reckoning.

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Origin of computing

First recorded in 1640–50; compute + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for computing

computing
/ (kəmˈpjuːtɪŋ) /

noun

the activity of using computers and writing programs for them
the study of computers and their implications

adjective

of or relating to computerscomputing skills
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