AskDefine | Define authoring

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  1. present participle of author


  1. The process of creating the content of a document or other content item, i.e., writing or composition.
  2. The result of this process; a writing or composition.

Usage notes

The sense of the process of composition is very common in computing and multimedia. Also often in attribution: an authoring tool, i.e. a tool used for authoring.


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