[muh-sheen-ree-duh-buh l]

adjective Computers.

of or relating to data encoded on an appropriate medium and in a form suitable for processing by computer.

Origin of machine-readable

First recorded in 1960–65 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for machine readable

machine readable


(of data) in a form in which it can be fed into a computer
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