Greenware definition

An umbrella term for environment friendly hardware and software. For example, e-books that hold the equivalent of thousands of sheets of paper are greenware. See greenwashing, greenfield and wares.
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(ceramics, usually uncountable) Pottery that has been shaped but not yet fired, especially while it is drying prior to being fireable.
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(ceramics, rare) A form of Chinese pottery having a green glaze.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
greenware
Plural:
greenwares

Origin of greenware

  • green +"Ž -ware. From the concept that it is not yet ripe but rather needs time to age before being ready.

    From Wiktionary