Definition of 'computing'
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What are the legal and regulatory issues behind any move to cloud computing? Computing (2010)In cloud computing, they have finally found the solution to their needs. Computing (2010)There is a belief and hope that cloud computing will be of great use in the healthcare field, for example. Computing (2010)It also says cloud computing offers the potential to dramatically reduce public sector IT costs. Computing (2010) Cloud computing software vendor Salesforce. Computing (2010)Now is the ideal time for SMEs across the UK to switch to cloud computing. Computing (2010)They include the rapid adoption of cloud computing, increasing use of mobile devices, growth of cybercrime and online espionage and the merging of home and work life. Computing (2010)The world of computing uses many acronyms. Computers Basic Facts (1983)The biggest change has come from more computing power. Times, Sunday Times (2016)After they finished school she attended beauty college and he then went off to study computing. Times, Sunday Times (2009)These features have become possible because of the increased computing power of modern digital cameras. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The company is also taking a big bet on cloud computing. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Increased computing power also gives more detail. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It was the war that introduced the first modern electronic computing machines. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)But that kind of tech requires a lot of both computing power and electricity. Christianity Today (2000)But the calculations needed to map them were too complex until the arrival of modern computing. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The son of a coalminer once hoped to become a big gun in the world of personal computing. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Cloud computing is not without frustration. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Cloud computing has made accessing documents and swapping files easier but businesses need to assure themselves of the security of their data. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The company says that advanced privacy technology is important because individuals now store large amounts of sensitive information on their personal computing devices. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Today, you can hold tremendous computing power in the palm of your hand. The Sun (2013)Now the power of modern computing has finally cracked a 64-year-old wartime enigma. Times, Sunday Times (2006)That is something that should concern us all - especially with the boom in cloud computing. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Setting probabilities in weather forecasts involves huge computing power, though. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Cloud computing or utility computing is where clients outsource all their processing needs and pay a monthly subscription similar to a utility bill. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Crucially, the cost of computing power has plummeted. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The huge computing power needed means forecasters cannot currently use blocks with sides of less than 90 miles. Times, Sunday Times (2008)From its beginnings in the 1970s, the personal computing revolution has been suffused with countercultural idealism. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In five years' time, cloud computing might not be here. Times, Sunday Times (2013)What the Grid allows you to do is not only access the information, but make use of their computing resources and power. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It may look like a conventional toy racing set, but the cars are controlled by and use the computing power of the players' mobile phones. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'computing'
British English: computing /kəmˈpjuːtɪŋ/ NOUN
Computing is the activity of using a computer and writing programs for it.
Courses range from cooking to computing.
- American English: computing
- Arabic: اِسْتِخْدام الـحاسِب الآلي
- Brazilian Portuguese: computação
- Chinese: 计算机运用
- Croatian: računanje
- Czech: programování počítačů
- Danish: edb
- Dutch: informatica
- European Spanish: informática
- Finnish: tietokoneen käyttö
- French: informatique
- German: Programmieren
- Greek: χρήση υπολογιστών
- Italian: elaborazione
- Japanese: 計算
- Korean: 컴퓨터 사용
- Norwegian: beregning
- Polish: informatyka
- European Portuguese: computação
- Romanian: informatică
- Russian: программирование
- Spanish: informática
- Swedish: beräkna
- Thai: งานคอมพิวเตอร์และเขียนโปรแกรม
- Turkish: bilgisayar çalışması
- Ukrainian: робота з комп'ютером
- Vietnamese: sự sử dụng máy tính
British English: computing ADJECTIVE
Computing means relating to computers and their use.
Many graduates are employed in the electronics and computing industries.
Definition of computing from the Collins English Dictionary
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