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.

emulation mode

An operational state of a computer that runs a program written for a different hardware environment. See emulator.
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These built in keyboard emulation modes eliminates the need to relearn keystrokes so that even beginners can be productive immediately.
It currently supports the TCP/IP network protocol, as well as a wide variety of terminal emulation modes, including 3270, WYSE60, ANSI, AT386, VT320, BA80 and SNI97801 (7-bit, 8-bit).