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command mode

[kə′mand ‚mōd]
(computer science)
The status of a terminal in a time-sharing environment enabling the programmer to use the command control program.

command mode

An operating mode that causes the computer or modem to accept commands for execution. See command line.
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Modeless Operation - There is no need to switch between command mode and dictate mode.
The new extension, Annex L, permits CDPD wireless modems to be configured in the command mode, defining 44 separate functions that either command the modem or program its registers.
The Multiple Command mode achieves its performance gains by enabling the memory system to execute multiple memory access commands simultaneously.

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