- of or relating to software designed specifically for the platform on which it is running: native applications for 64-bit PCs;native mobile apps.
- of or relating to data interpreted or displayed by the software or hardware for which it was originally encoded: to view the file in its native format.
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This was no tricky old cow pony, but a natively vicious, powerful, and cunning young horse.The Eagle's Heart|Hamlin Garland
How this thus falling short of a natively richly endowed soul became possible, can be told only from a study of his life.Lectures on Russian Literature|Ivan Panin
War is thus seen to be a function of social institutions, not of what is natively fixed in human constitution.Human Nature and Conduct|John Dewey
There can be no manner of doubt that bright colors are natively pleasant.Psychology|Robert S. Woodworth
It was all of the Second Empire, qualified by an erratic, exaggerated touch that was natively American.On the Stairs|Henry B. Fuller