Definition of screen scraping in English:

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screen scraping

noun

[mass noun]
The action of using a computer program to copy data from a website.
Example sentences
  • You can implement an encryption algorithm or screen scraping on top of the Web Service call.
  • The account aggregation firm will then retrieve the information through a process known as " screen scraping ".
  • This application provides a more stable and structured alternative to "screen scraping" and similar techniques.

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