Stand-alone



adjective
1.
self-contained and able to operate without other hardware or software.
noun
2.
a device or program with these characteristics.
adjective
1.
(computing) (of a device or system) capable of operating independently of any other device or system

jargon
Capable of operating without other programs, libraries, computers, hardware, networks, etc. Exactly what is absent is presumed to be obvious from context.
“We only run Windows on stand-alone PCs because it’s too dangerous to run it on networked ones.”
(1998-02-11)

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