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native mode

[′nād·iv ′mōd]
(computer science)
The mode of operation of a software product that is being used on a computer for which it was specifically designed, without use of an emulator.
The mode of operation of a device that is carrying out the function for which it was designed and is not emulating another device.

native mode

(1) The normal running mode of a computer, executing programs from its built-in instruction set. Contrast with emulation mode. See native language.

(2) The highest performance state of a computer. For example, in the early days of the PC when 16-bit applications were common, running in 32-bit, 386 Protected Mode was the x86 chip's native mode.
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DDG in native mode is simple to use, but its results offer no compelling advantage over Google, Bing, or Yahoo
In addition, the monitor has a range of input and output connectors to show all types of content, from DVD to varying PC resolutions up through 1920x1080 native mode from both analogue and digital (DVI-D) sources, as well as an HMDI input for digital 1080p sources and an RJ-45 LAN input for remote diagnostics and control.
Existing customer networks can be supported in native mode, eliminating format conversions at the network boundaries.
The access is either not instantaneous or the data is not in its native mode.
Included are a true Native Mode command-driven interface, database concatenation, online display and offline printing features, database security, and an optional Thesaurus module.
LANE, which lets legacy LANs communicate with ATM-attached hosts, can't run protocols in native mode and has problems with performance bottlenecks due to required router hops for virtual LAN interconnection.
According to FileMaker the new version is the first software in the world to both run in native mode on Mac OS X - Apple's next generation operating system - and gain logo-certification for Windows 2000.
Students will be able to create bookmarks using this application and later this year, they will be able to access the class repository and quickly navigate and search their classes in native mode.
The monitor also has a full complement of input and output connectors to show all types of content, from DVD to varying PC resolutions up through 1920 x 1080 native mode from both analog and digital (DVI-D) sources for all types of presentations.