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real mode

An operating mode of Intel 80x86 processors. The opposite of protected mode.

Real Mode

An operational state in Intel CPU chips starting with the 286 in 1982. It makes the CPU function like the original 16-bit Intel 8086/8088 chip, which was limited to 1MB of memory. DOS applications running native (not under Windows) run in Real Mode. See Protected Mode and Virtual 8086 Mode.
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To stage the real mode of Cato the Younger's death in an uplifting way must have struck Addison as impossible.
returns a table of values showing undefined values of y for -1 < x < 0 and 0 < x < 1 when in real mode (the TI-84 shows error for -1 < x < 1);
In the real mode ("performance") a sub-network of this spiritual-social network is realized in face-to-face interaction (usually in a ritual context), and coordinated by real clock time; poetic production is here necessarily improvisatory.
This fine book ends with the bonus of a critique of those post-modernists who have seized too eagerly on Mikhail Bakhtin's claim that the "carnivalesque" is the real mode of the Russian writers, superior to satire.
Camels used to be a real mode of transportation in Cyprus and here you can have a go yourself.
In essence, the mayor's speech was misinformation about the real mode of operation in the city government and the lack of empowerment that San Fernando Valley residents have regarding community issues affecting their daily lives.
The second method - constitutive of fiction - is characterized by a shifting of point of view through what I have called a gesture of recentering (Possible Worlds 21-30): the speaker pretends to be a member of the foreign world and describes it in the real mode.