machine-readable
adjective Date: 1961 directly usable by a computer <
machine-readable text
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  • machine-readable —  ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ adjective : directly usable by a computer * * * adj : in a form that can be used and understood by a computer machine readable data * * * maˌchine ˈreadable [machine readable] adjective ( …   Useful english dictionary

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