Definition of OLAP in English:

OLAP

(also Olap)

noun

Computing
  • A system of data analysis consisting of software tools designed to manipulate multidimensional data (stored in multidimensional, relational, or hybrid databases), primarily with business applications.

Origin

1990s. Acronym from the initial letters of on-line analytical processing.

Pronunciation

OLAP

/ˈəʊlap/