Definition of middleware in English:

middleware

Syllabification: mid·dle·ware
Pronunciation: /ˈmidlˌwe(ə)r
 
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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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