Spreadsheet

A computer program that organizes numerical data into rows and columns on a terminal screen, for calculating and making adjustments based on new data. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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spreadsheet spread‧sheet [ˈspredʆiːt] noun [countable] COMPUTING
a computer program that can show rows of figures and perform calculations with them. Spreadsheets are often used to work out sales, taxes, profits, and other financial information:

• Most spreadsheets provide a facility for creating graphs and charts from the information held in the model.

• spreadsheet and database programs

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spreadsheet UK US /ˈspredʃiːt/ noun [C] GRAPHS & CHARTS, IT
a piece of computer software used for showing rows and columns of numbers or other data, and for doing calculations with this data: in/on a spreadsheet »

Information for the graphs can be entered on a spreadsheet.

open/create/make a spreadsheet »

I created a spreadsheet to help analyse the sales data.

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spreadsheet programs/software

See also EXCEL™(Cf. ↑Excel™)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Spreadsheet — Spreadsheet …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • Spreadsheet —   [dt. Arbeitsblatt] (Tabellenblatt), das Dokument oder der Teil eines Dokuments eines Tabellenkalkulationsprogramms, in den ein Anwender Daten eingibt; manchmal auch als Synonym für »Tabellenkalkulation« verwendet.   Ein Tabellenblatt ist aus… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • spreadsheet — 1982, from SPREAD (Cf. spread) + SHEET (Cf. sheet) …   Etymology dictionary

  • spreadsheet — /ingl. ˈsprɛdˌʃiːt/ [vc. ingl., comp. di sheet «foglio (di carta)» e spread «disteso, allungato»] s. m. inv. (elab.) foglio elettronico …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • spreadsheet — (izg. sprȅdšīt) m DEFINICIJA inform. 1. kompjuterski program; omogućava definiranje i ostvarenje niza relacija između različitih polja u pravokutnoj tablici 2. program za tablične izračune; tablični kalkulator ETIMOLOGIJA engl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • spreadsheet — ► NOUN ▪ a computer program used chiefly for accounting, in which figures arranged in a grid can be manipulated and used in calculations …   English terms dictionary

  • spreadsheet — [spred′shēt΄] n. a computer program that organizes numerical data into rows and columns on a video screen, for computing desired calculations and making overall adjustments based on new data …   English World dictionary

  • Spreadsheet — A spreadsheet is a computer application that simulates a paper worksheet. It displays multiple cells that together make up a grid consisting of rows and columns, each cell containing either alphanumeric text or numeric values. A spreadsheet cell… …   Wikipedia

  • spreadsheet — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ computer, electronic ▪ simple VERB + SPREADSHEET ▪ create, do (informal), make …   Collocations dictionary

  • spreadsheet — A computer program that organizes numerical data into rows and columns in order to calculate and make adjustments based on new data. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * spreadsheet spread‧sheet [ˈspredʆiːt] noun [countable] COMPUTING a computer… …   Financial and business terms

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