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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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spreadsheetspread‧sheet /ˈspredʃiːt/ ●○○ noun [countable]  1 TDa computer program that can show and calculate financial information2 a document that contains rows and columns of numbers that can be used to calculate something
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spreadsheetEven a spreadsheet that does a great deal of calculation will only speed up by around 25% or so.You can usually find your way around any spreadsheet if you are familiar with the Lotus 1-2-3 commands.InConcert works by modelling business processes and tracking documents like spreadsheets, forms and graphics through each stage.With Pocket Excel on the same handheld, he can access other records that he currently keeps on spreadsheets.Lotus has re-thought the spreadsheet and is showing us how this type of application will look in the future.The spreadsheet is 127 by 255 cells and has some level of Lotus 1-2-3 compatibility.The spreadsheet program can produce graphics and you would like to put these graphics into your electronic publishing system.The graph provides an overall picture of the data which makes spotting trend or correlation of data in your spreadsheet.
From Longman Business Dictionaryspreadsheetspread‧sheet /ˈspredʃiːt/ 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 informationMost spreadsheets provide a facility for creating graphs and charts from the information held in the model.spreadsheet and database programs
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