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Flash Player

(1) (flash player) A flash memory-based music player. See digital music player.

(2) (Adobe Flash Player) Software from Adobe that plays Flash animations and videos. Running on all major platforms and installed in almost all desktop and laptop computers, Flash Player plug-ins are available for every Web browser. Flash Player is also the runtime engine for applications written in Adobe AIR. See Flash and Adobe AIR.
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