- computing com‧put‧ing [kəmˈpjuːtɪŋ] noun [uncountable]COMPUTING the activity of using a computer, or writing computer programs:
• How are your computing skills?
• She studied computing at college.
• wireless mobile computing devicesˈgrid comˌputingCOMPUTING a system of running a computer program using a lot of small computers that are connected together in order to do very complicated jobs
* * *computing UK US /kəmˈpjuːtɪŋ/ noun [U]► IT the activity, study, or job of using computers: »
the computing industry»
a bachelor's degree in computing»
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