English version

shovelware

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishshovelwareshov‧el‧ware /ˈʃʌvəlweə $ -wer/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 information that first appears in printed form, for example in a book or newspaper, and then is put onto the Internet or CD-ROM without any new or interesting ways to look at or use the information 🔊 Many of the educational software titles are nothing but shovelware.From Longman Business Dictionaryshovelwareshov‧el‧ware /ˈʃʌvəlweə-wer/ noun [uncountable]COMPUTING1material that is taken from newspapers, television etc and put on a website as quickly as possible without being changed in any wayUnfortunately, a lot of on-line learning relies on the delivery of shovelware.2any software that includes a large amount of material that is not very good or useful, especially CD-Roms
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