open source

See also: opensource and open-source

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open +‎ source

Coined by Christine Peterson February 3, 1998.[1]

  1. ^ Peterson, Christine (February 1, 2018), “How I Coined the Term 'Open Source'”, in OpenSource.com blog[1], Red Hat

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open source (uncountable)

  1. (computing) The practice of providing open-source code for a product.
  2. (computing) Open-source software in general.
    His contributions to open source are numerous.
  3. (espionage) Information that is in the public domain and available to everybody.

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open source (third-person singular simple present open sources, present participle open sourcing, simple past and past participle open sourced)

  1. Alternative form of open-source

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