batch-and-forward system

batch-and-forward system

[′bach ən ′fȯr·wərd ‚sis·təm]
(computer science)
A data-processing system in which data are collected for a time and then transmitted as a unit to a computer.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.