Self-contained and usually independently operating: a standalone computer terminal. (adjective)
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Use "standalone" in a sentence
"Just ask the people behind The Sarah Connor Chronicles, as their experiment in being more standalone is being canned and they are going back to more serialized episodes."
"Written by fan-favorite writer and artist Randy Queen and colorist Sarah Queen, the 48-page The Darkness/Darkchylde/Witchblade: Kingdom of Pain standalone finds Jackie Estacado, the bearer of the Darkness, with new nightmarish armor, and Ariel Chylde, the girl who can become creatures from her nightmares, with a new beginning."
"But this would be the first color e-reader from the triumvirate of brands (Kindle, Nook, and Sony) that dominate sales in standalone e-book readers."