interoperability

noun in·ter·op·er·a·bil·i·ty \ ˌin-tər-ˌä-p(ə-)rə-ˈbi-lə-tē \
Updated on: 18 May 2018

Definition of interoperability

: ability of a system (such as a weapons system) to work with or use the parts or equipment of another system

interoperable

play \ˌin-tər-ˈä-p(ə-)rə-bəl\ adjective

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1965

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