machine-readable

machine-readable maˌchine ˈreadable adjective COMPUTING
machine-readable documents are in a form that can be understood and used by a computer:

• The new passport will be machine-readable.

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machine-readable UK US /məˌʃiːnˈriːdəbl/ adjective IT
in a form that can be read by a computer: »

Travellers are required to have a machine-readable passport.

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The data is stored in machine-readable form.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • machine-readable — ma*chin e read a*ble, a. (Computers) Readable by a machine; especially, available on a data storage medium in a binary format that can be rapidly converted by standard input devices into data in a computer memory; as, the CIDE dictionary is a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • machine readable — The capability of a delivery address being interpreted electronically by automated mail processing equipment …   Glossary of postal terms

  • machine-readable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ in a form that a computer can process …   English terms dictionary

  • machine-readable — [mə shēn′rēd′ə bəl] adj. in a form that can be scanned or otherwise accessed directly by a computer …   English World dictionary

  • Machine-readable — The term machine readable (or computer readable) refers to information encoded in a form which can be, read (i.e., scanned/sensed) by a machine/computer and interpreted by the machine s hardware and/or software. Theoretically, anything that can… …   Wikipedia

  • machine-readable —  ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ adjective : directly usable by a computer * * * adj : in a form that can be used and understood by a computer machine readable data * * * maˌchine ˈreadable [machine readable] adjective ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • machine-readable — ma.chine readable adj in a form that can be understood and used by a computer ▪ information stored in machine readable form …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • machine-readable — ma,chine readable adjective able to be used by a computer: A version will also be available in machine readable form …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • machine-readable — adjective Date: 1961 directly usable by a computer < machine readable text > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • machine-readable — adj. Machine readable is used with these nouns: ↑passport …   Collocations dictionary

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