XBRL - definition and synonyms

  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    eXtensible Business Reporting Language: a form of XML that has been developed for business and financial reporting

    Computers can treat information that has been tagged using XBRL 'intelligently'; they can recognise, process, store, exchange and analyse it automatically using software. Because XBRL tags are formed in a universally-accepted way, they can be consumed and processed by any computer that has XBRL software.

    Submitted by Harris Park from United Kingdom on 31/05/2011