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native language

The first language a person learns. It is usually the language he or she is most proficient in and uses with the greatest comfort, confidence, and precision.
Synonym: first language; mother tongue
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Stone Bond's transformation engine augments Microsoft's XSLT engine, efficiently handling non-XML formats in native mode, and supporting cross-database virtual relationships.
It allows users to emulate Wind River Linux and device-focused middleware technology on specific target processor architectures, rather than run the target software in native mode on a Linux host.
ORION SD for AIX provides application continuity by allowing users to switch between two AIX servers running in native mode or in partitions on one or two System i servers.
The monitor has a full complement of input and output connectors to show all types of content, from DVD to varying PC resolutions up through 1920 x 1080 native mode from both analog and digital (DVI) sources.
Up to 3x performance versus the PXA27x processor's native mode at the same frequency, and up to 5x at higher frequencies.
The shooting frame rate in 720p native mode can be set for any of 11 steps between 12fps and 60fps including 24fps and 30fps.
Metro Ethernet, formerly called Native Mode LAN Interconnect (NMLI), is a general term describing a metropolitan area network (MAN) topology.
Throughout the demonstration the Brocade switch will be operating in its native mode, preserving all proprietary functions and features, yet still allowing FC storage devices to be shared from one SAN to another.