Definition of Formatting in English :

Define Formatting in English

Formatting meaning in English

Meaning of Formatting in English

Pronunciation of Formatting in English

Formatting pronunciation in English

Pronounce Formatting in English


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1. data format, data formatting, format, formatting

the organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)

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see synonyms of formatting
the style of the format of a computer document

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see synonyms of formatting
1. A plan for the organization and arrangement of a specified production.
2. The material form or layout of a publication.
3. Computers
a. The arrangement of data for storage or display.
b. A method for achieving such an arrangement.
tr.v. for·mat·ted, for·mat·ting, for·mats
1. To plan or arrange in a specified form: They formatted the conference so that each speaker had less than 15 minutes to deliver a paper.
2. Computers
a. To divide (a disk) into marked sectors to allow for the storage of data.
b. To determine the arrangement of (data) for storage or display.

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