Java virtual machine (JVM)

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Java operating program that sits on top of a computer's operating system and runs Java applets and other Java programs. Called virtual machine because the environment it creates for executing the Java code behaves like a computer separate from the one it is running on, and can be installed or removed without interfering with the computer's operating system.

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If you will be using a lot of java in your workplace you should get a java virtual machine to make it run more smoothly.
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The computer teacher told us about the java virtual machine and all of us computer experts got really excited when we heard about it.
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Various modern computer operating systems are often able to run a self-contained java virtual machine which provides a standard environment for running applications, applets, and programs, even though each base operating system may somewhat different.
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