emulation mode


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emulation mode

[‚em·yə′lā·shən ‚mōd]
(computer science)
A method of operation in which a computer actually executes the instructions of a different (simpler) computer, in contrast to normal mode.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

emulation mode

An operational state of a computer that runs a program written for a different hardware environment. See emulator.
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