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machine-readable

[mə′shēn ′rēd·ə·bəl]
(computer science)
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Metadata are computer-readable descriptions of financial data in a document, and intelligent software tools use metadata to understand the relationships between different pieces of data and thus help computers to process them.
Blueprint is making one of the only serious efforts at collecting, carefully curating and providing information to scientists that would not otherwise be made available in a computer-readable format.
It would generate a computer-readable pattern of light that indicated how far out of focus the camera's subject was.
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Only a small portion of the information that exists on paper today is worth converting to a computer-readable format.
By 2005, estimates have 20% of all known data converted to computer-readable digital data.
The images are then converted into computer-readable text by an OCR (optical character recognition) system and are stored as an editable text file in the pen.
Once your pictures are in a computer-readable format, cheap software such as Adobe's Photo Deluxe or MetaCreations' Super Goo will allow you to eliminate small flaws such as ``red eye,'' apply a variety of special effects, even combine several photos into one composite shot.
The tests, procedures and techniques of this form of audit incorporate the taxpayer's data into electronic, computer-readable form.
However, they visualized the distribution of the journal to libraries as a computer-readable "archival file" rather than by online access, and distribution to individual subscribers in the form of computer-output microfiche.
GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy is a list of computer-readable tags in XBRL that allows companies to tag precisely the thousands of pieces of financial data that are included in typical long-form financial statements and related footnote disclosures.

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