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n. ~ 1. A process of changing something's form or function. - 2. Computing · To move data to a different format, especially data from an obsolete format to a current format; migration.

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Conversion1 includes scanning paper documents to create digital images or rekeying paper text into a computer. - Conversion2 is more than copying files. It involves a change in media internal structure, such as from diskette to tape, from one version of an application to a later version, or from one application to another.