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teleprocessing

[tel-uh-pros-es-ing, -uh-sing or, esp. British, -proh-ses-ing, -proh-suh-sing] /ˈtɛl əˌprɒs ɛs ɪŋ, -ə sɪŋ or, esp. British, -ˌproʊ sɛs ɪŋ, -ˌproʊ sə sɪŋ/
noun, Computers.
1.
computerized processing and transmission of data over the telephone or other long-distance communications systems.
Also, telecomputing.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; tele-1 + processing
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Examples for teleprocessing
  • Communicable diseases: teleprocessing surveillance network.
  • The full impact of the emergence of the field of teleprocessing and computer graphics cannot yet be predicted.
British Dictionary definitions for teleprocessing

teleprocessing

/ˌtɛlɪˈprəʊsɛsɪŋ/
noun
1.
the use of remote computer terminals connected to a central computer to process data
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