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Standalone

Standalone

[stand-uh-lohn]
A standalone entity is something that has no dependencies; it can "stand alone". Standalone may also refer to the following topics:

  • Standalone software is software that can be run without installation
  • the standalone attribute in XML
  • a standalone expansion pack for games
  • a standalone installment in serial fiction is one that is unrelated or unnecessary to appreciate the main storyline
  • a standalone protein domain in molecular biology is a protein domain that exists as a single domain, and as such are believed to perform a single function
  • a standalone cupcake mold in baking does not need a pan to hold itself up
  • a standalone solution in IT, means that only a small group of employee have access to a software solution, not the entire organization.
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