Definition of middleware in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈmɪdlwɛː


[mass noun] Computing
Software that acts as a bridge between an operating system or database and applications, especially on a network.
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  • 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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