Definition of computing in English:



mass noun
  • The use or operation of computers.

    ‘developments in mathematics and computing’
    as modifier ‘computing facilities’
    • ‘Where the money will be is in supplying personal computing, not personal computers.’
    • ‘The fight pits the computer electronics and computing side of the company against their music label.’
    • ‘The quest for noiseless computing has been highly sought by computer users over the past several years.’
    • ‘Those PDA users who follow safe computing guidelines are highly unlikely to be seriously affected.’
    • ‘Operating systems are a basic and necessary part of any computing environment.’
    • ‘Peer-to-peer computing enables networked computers to eliminate the need for a server.’
    • ‘Some base technologies for utility computing include virtualization and automated operations.’
    • ‘I always think of mobile computing as personal computing.’
    • ‘In the olden days of interactive computing, you got an account on one computer which was all you ever used.’
    • ‘What's more, the right software could convert the Xbox into a far more useful computing device than it currently is.’
    • ‘However, this software already has had a profound effect on the personal computing industry.’
    • ‘Indeed, today we have much computing and information processing capability.’
    • ‘Such a switch could be useful in communications and optical computing.’
    • ‘Its share of overall computing has decreased as computing has become ubiquitous.’
    • ‘Most large businesses have customer data in multiple computing environments.’
    • ‘We would need a better system for synchronising data among separate computing devices.’
    • ‘In the future the most extensive and complicated computing tasks can only be resolved with a quantum computer.’
    • ‘His main areas of interest are computer networks and distributed computing.’
    • ‘After all, today's laptops have just as much computing power as desktops, without taking up as much space.’
    • ‘Over the past few years we've seen a barrage of aftermarket CPU coolers entering the enthusiast computing market.’