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middleware

Line breaks: middle|ware
Pronunciation: /ˈmɪdlwɛː
 
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Definition of middleware in English:

noun

[mass noun] Computing
Software that acts as a bridge between an operating system or database and applications, especially on a network.
Example sentences
  • That is where data access middleware and on-line application development systems come in.
  • They have to have the right OS, middleware and application software installed.
  • This claim covers the operating system wars, desktop software and middleware.

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