See also: öm and -öm

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Etymology 1Edit

Initialism of 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.

Coordinate termsEdit
  • OEE (original equipment equivalent)

AdjectiveEdit

OEM (not comparable)

  1. (business) describing goods sold by or to an OEM
SynonymsEdit
  • (goods sold under another company's brand): white label
AntonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Abbreviation

NounEdit

OEM (plural OEMs)

  1. (emergency services) Initialism of Office of Emergency Management.

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