Meaning of stand-alone

stand-a•lone

Pronunciation: (stand'u-lōn"), [key]
— Computers. Computers.
—adj.
  1. self-contained and able to operate without other hardware or software.
—n.
  1. a device or program with these characteristics.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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