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cloudware

[ kloud-wair ]
/ ˈklaʊdˌwɛər /
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noun Digital Technology.

software that runs and is accessed on remote internet servers rather than on local servers or personal computers; web-based applications and services.

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Origin of cloudware

First recorded in 2010–15; cloud (def. 7) (in the sense of “internet”) + ware1, on the model of software
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