Definition of list processing in US English:

list processing


  • The manipulation of data organized as lists.

    • ‘You can practice trying to use the list processing algorithm on this list with 2 processors.’
    • ‘As you can see, the possibilities for delimited list processing are enormous.’
    • ‘Clients either poured millions of dollars into a custom solution or had to settle for traditional list processing.’
    • ‘The topic of efficiency in list processing is taken further in discussion on the topic of accumulators.’
    • ‘There are many other ways in which list processing produces more natural code.’