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electronic data interchange

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Computers
electronic data interchangeˌelectronic ˈdata ˌinterchange noun [uncountable] technical   (abbreviation EDI) a way for companies and banks to send information to each other by computer using an agreed format so that the company receiving the documents can easily read them on their computer and print them out on paper
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electronic data interchangeBut, in general, they include systems for design, production control, distribution, electronic data interchange and so on.Specific technologies under investigation include advanced software, microprocessors, computer-aided production management, electronic data interchange and biotechnology.
From Longman Business Dictionaryelectronic data interchangeˌelectronic ˈdata ˌinterchange abbreviation EDI noun [uncountable]COMPUTING a way for companies and banks to send information to each other by computer. Documents are sent in an agreed FORMAT so that the company receiving them can easily read them on their computer and print them out on papersoftware designed to facilitate electronic data interchange
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