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offline MBT

UK

Model-based test approach whereby test cases are generated into a repository for future execution.

online MBT

UK

Model-based test approach whereby test cases are generated and executed simultaneously.

open-source tool

UK

A software tool that is available to all potential users in source code form, usually via the internet. Its users are permitted, usually under license, to study, change, improve and, at times, to distribute the software.

open–loop-system

UK

A system in which controlling action or input is independent of the output or changes in output. [Reference: Bakshi]

operability

UK

The degree to which a component or system has attributes that make it easy to operate and control. [Reference: After ISO 25010]

operational acceptance testing

UK

A type of acceptance testing performed to determine if operations and/or systems administration staff can accept a system.

operational environment

UK

The intended environment for a component or system to be used in production.