machine dependent

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machine dependent

Applications that run in only one series of computers such as Intel x86 or IBM's System z mainframe. Also called "hardware dependent" and "platform dependent.

Not Dependent
In contrast, "machine," "hardware" or "platform independent" means that the application can run in a variety of different families of computers. See platform dependent and device dependent.
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