Words per Minute

(redirected from wpm)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Words per Minute

The number of words of dictation a person can type in one minute. Maintaining a high WPM rate is an important clerical skill for persons who are expected to type or retype documents.
References in periodicals archive ?
The pattern for students who were ultimately labeled as having learning disabilities was that all 9 were reading 23 WPM or lower at the end of first grade.
During SSR, the number of WPM for the target students was low and stable, with a group mean of 58.
2 CCS5: "sufficient" presentation rate 132 wpm rate Greater than 132 wpm 82.
The identification of alternative methods of phytosanitary treatment of WPM is thus particularly urgent (Fields and White 2002, Batchelor and Alfarroba 2004) and many different approaches are currently tested or proposed.
No students were reported to read more than 150 wpm in print, which is the level of a typical fifth grader (Carver, 1989), and no students were reported to read more than 80 wpm in braille, which is the level of a typical first grader.
It would be premature to conclude that the attitudes reflected in this study will remain constant as WPM buyers' awareness of the standards increase.
WPM gives the granular control necessary to enforce this critical security policy.
All WPM entering or transiting through the United States must be either heat treated or fumigated with methyl bromide as outlined in the International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures: Guidelines for Regulating Wood Packaging Material in International Trade (ISPM 15).
Internet transactions are collected via a payment platform provided by WPM Education Limited.
The WPM is built on top of Oracle(R) BPEL Process Manager, a component of Oracle Fusion Middleware, and brings many benefits to ING Lease Belgium such as a process execution time decrease from days to hours, more contract volumes managed within existing resources and a real-time, graphical view of the business and its processes.
Now installed at Andover, the Ishida 16-head compact model delivers 50 weighments per minute through each of its two discharge points, allowing ample time for carton presentation whilst eliminating the effects of product streaming at the specified speed of 100 wpm.
Reddwerks now offers one of the most wide-ranging software modules, targeted at high-volume order processing in major distribution facilities - from controls software to advanced wave planning - all under the company's industry-leading WPM software umbrella.