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 (ĭn′tər-ŏp′ər-ə-bəl, -ŏp′rə-)
Relating to systems, especially of computers or telecommunications, that are capable of working together without being specially configured to do so.

in′ter·op′er·a·bil′i·ty n.


(Computer Science) of or relating to the ability to share data between different computer systems, esp on different machines: interoperable network management systems.
ˌinterˌoperaˈbility n
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Adj.1.interoperable - able to exchange and use information
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
practical - concerned with actual use or practice; "he is a very practical person"; "the idea had no practical application"; "a practical knowledge of Japanese"; "woodworking is a practical art"
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