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Electronic Data Interchange Implementation Guide

Glossary

This section of the Implementation Guide consists of a glossary of terms which may be encountered during a discussion of EDI. There are many terms that are unique to EDI and many terms, familiar in other fields, that have adopted a new meaning within the context of EDI. EDI jargon borrows heavily from other computer- and communications-based disciplines.

Detailed Glossary information is available in PDF format.


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