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OEM

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Acronym for “Original Equipment Manufacturer”.

NounEdit

OEM (plural OEMs)

  1. A company that produces parts to be sold under another company's brand.
  2. A value-added reseller; company selling goods assembled from other companies' parts.
  3. All makers prior to initial retail sale, in contrast to aftermarket.

Usage notesEdit

Especially automotive and computer hardware. Software with this label includes just a shrink-wrapped CD, without printed manual, without being inside a box, etc.

AdjectiveEdit

OEM (not comparable)

  1. Goods sold by an OEM (any definition).

SynonymsEdit

  • (goods sold under another company's brand): white label

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