Updated: 08/03/2018 by Computer Hope

Word may refer to any of the following:

1. When referring to a word processor, Word is short for Microsoft Word.

2. In general, a word is a single element of speech that is typically separated by spaces and helps form a sentence. For example, this sentence contains seven words. The English language contains several hundred thousand different words and Computer Hope lists over 15,000 computer related words in its computer dictionary.

3. In computing, a word is a single unit of measurement that is assumed to be a 16-bits in length value. However, it can be any set value, common values included: 16, 18, 24, 32, 36, 40, 48, and 64.

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