interoperable

[in-ter-op-er-uh-buhl, -op-ruh-buhl]
adjective
capable of being used or operated reciprocally: interoperable weapons systems.

Origin:
1965–70; inter- + operable

interoperability, noun
interoperably, adverb
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interoperable (ˌɪntərˈɒprəbəl)
 
adj
of or relating to the ability to share data between different computer systems, esp on different machines: interoperable network management systems
 
interopera'bility
 
n

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interoperability definition


The ability of software and hardware on multiple machines from multiple vendors to communicate.

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Example sentences
The commission has yet to determine whether the information the firm has
  supplied will really ensure interoperability.
The lack of full interoperability between mobile systems means that borders are
  still difficult to cross.
It is the equivalent of faster faxing, and not what people mean by
  interoperability.
Effects may be aggravated by the need to achieve interoperability between
  different proprietary parts of the system.
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