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compatibility

the extent to which COMPUTER HARDWARE or SOFTWARE is compatible with the user's existing hardware or software, that is, capable of running existing programs on new machines or alongside existing programs.
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By what I have done for you, you may judge of what I will do - if it be not incompatible with the higher duty I owe to my son (higher, because he never forfeited his claims, and because I hope to do more good to him than I can ever do to you); and if you wish me to feel kindly towards you, it is deeds not words which must purchase my affection and esteem.
Conflict of desires is of course essential in the causation of the emphatic kind of will: there will be for a time kinaesthetic images of incompatible movements, followed by the exclusive image of the movement which is said to be willed.
I tax no man's motives: let them lie between himself and a higher Power; but I do say, that there are influences at work here which are incompatible with genuine independence, and that a crawling servility is usually dictated by circumstances which gentlemen so conducting themselves could not afford either morally or financially to avow.
The character of the publican and sinner is not always practically incompatible with that of the modern Pharisee, for the majority of us scarcely see more distinctly the faultiness of our own conduct than the faultiness of our own arguments, or the dulness of our own jokes.
The probability of incompatible alliances between the different States or confederacies and different foreign nations, and the effects of this situation upon the peace of the whole, have been sufficiently unfolded in some preceding papers.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jun 21 (ANI): In a major breakthrough in kidney transplant, a team of doctors has conducted an ABO incompatible kidney transplant on the youngest child in SAARC region.
The vulcanized rubber composition comprises a phase (SBR phase) comprising a styrene butadiene rubber being incompatible with a butadiene rubber and silica and a phase (BR phase) comprising a butadiene rubber and silica, wherein the SBR phase and the BR phase are incompatible with each other, an abundance ratio a of silica in the SBR phase after vulcanization satisfies 0.
The program enables an incompatible pair to find compatible matches.
In view of the serious charges of plunder and corruption earlier lodged against Purisima filed before the Office of the Ombudsman, President Aquino should assign him to an incompatible office, Santiago said.
The senator cited a classic authority on the subject of incompatible office in a book written by Floyd Mechem, who said that any person "who while occupying one office, accepts another incompatible with the first, ipso facto, absolutely vacates the first office and his title is thereby terminated without any other act or proceeding.
The European Commission has referred Italy to the EU Court of Justice (EUCJ) for failing to comply with a Commission decision of 2012 ordering the recovery of incompatible state aid.
Like Google apps, many Amazon apps are also incompatible as they require their own Amazon services.