interoperability


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in·ter·op·er·a·ble

 (ĭn′tər-ŏp′ər-ə-bəl, -ŏp′rə-)
adj.
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.
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interoperability

1. The ability of systems, units, or forces to provide services to and accept services from other systems, units, or forces and to use the services so exchanged to enable them to operate effectively together.
2. (DOD only) The condition achieved among communications-electronics systems or items of communications-electronics equipment when information or services can be exchanged directly and satisfactorily between them and/or their users. The degree of interoperability should be defined when referring to specific cases.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.interoperability - (computer science) the ability to exchange and use information (usually in a large heterogeneous network made up of several local area networks)
ability - the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
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Translations

interoperability

[ˌɪntərɒpərəˈbɪlɪtɪ] N (Comput) → interoperabilidad f
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interoperability

n (Comput) → Interoperabilität f
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