stand-alone

[ stand-uh-lohn ]
/ ˈstænd əˌloʊn /
Computers.

adjective

self-contained and able to operate without other hardware or software.

noun

a device or program with these characteristics.

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How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
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In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.

Origin of stand-alone

First recorded in 1965–70
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British Dictionary definitions for standalone

stand-alone

adjective

computing (of a device or system) capable of operating independently of any other device or system
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