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OPEN-SOURCE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does open-source mean? 

OPEN-SOURCE (adjective)
  The adjective OPEN-SOURCE has 1 sense:

1. of or relating to or being computer software for which the source code is freely available

  Familiarity information: OPEN-SOURCE used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


OPEN-SOURCE (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of or relating to or being computer software for which the source code is freely available

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Domain category:

computer science; computing (the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures)

Pertainym:

source code (program instructions written as an ASCII text file; must be translated by a compiler or interpreter or assembler into the object code for a particular computer before execution)


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