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2017 Word of the Year

original equipment manufacturer

noun
1.
a firm that purchases complex equipment, as computers, from manufacturers and modifies or combines different components for resale.
2.
a firm that manufactures components or parts included in the finished product made by another.
Abbreviation: OEM.
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