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interoperable

[in-ter-op-er-uh-buh l, -op-ruh-buh l] /ˌɪn tərˈɒp ər ə bəl, -ˈɒp rə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being used or operated reciprocally:
interoperable weapons systems.
Origin of interoperable
1965-1970
1965-70; inter- + operable
Related forms
interoperability, noun
interoperably, adverb
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  • In it, I argued that the interoperability problems of the armed forces reflected their long and separate traditions.

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British Dictionary definitions for interoperability

interoperable

/ˌɪntərˈɒprəbəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the ability to share data between different computer systems, esp on different machines: interoperable network management systems
Derived Forms
interoperability, noun
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Contemporary definitions for interoperability
adjective

pertaining to systems that work together or communicate

Word Origin

inter- 'between' + operable

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Word Origin and History for interoperability

interoperable

adj.

1969, from inter- + operable. Related: Interoperability.

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interoperability in Technology


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

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