- processing of information, especially the handling of information by computers in accordance with strictly defined systems of procedure.
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I went down to the forty-third floor, where we have our laboratories, and let myself into the data-processing center.The Right Time
- a sequence of operations performed on data, esp by a computer, in order to extract information, reorder files, etc
- (as modifier)a data-processing centre
Either the preparation of data for processing by a computer, or the storage and processing of raw data by the computer itself.