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  Glossary of Thomson Scientific terminology - Thomson Scientific
Terms supplied by the author(s) as part of the paper which may act as descriptive terms for inclusion in a search strategy that is intended to retrieve an article.
A term to describe the representation of multiple specific compounds in the form of a core fragment with tabular definition of R groups.
These codes are a combination of the patent status and the sequence of publication - status being examined or unexamined, sequence meaning the first or second publication within the status.
scientific.thomson.com /support/patents/patinf/terms   (10487 words)

  
  NWS Norman, Oklahoma - Weather Glossary for Storm Spotters
In this glossary, all terms that are hyperlinked within a definition are terms that are defined themselves elsewhere.
The glossary is a culmination of an effort which began in the spring of 1991.
Those terms that were identified as such as being somewhat more controversial are handled in the text by inclusion of a second paragraph in the description, which discusses any cautions or controversy regarding the use of the term.
www.srh.noaa.gov /oun/severewx/glossary.php   (2927 words)

  
 Glossary of Cartographic Terms - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
The term may be taken broadly as comprising all the steps needed to produce a map: planning, aerial photography, field surveys, photogrammetry, editing, color separation, and multicolor printing.
Mapmakers, however, tend to limit use of the term to the map-finishing operations, in which the master manuscript is edited and color separation plates are prepared for lithographic printing.
The term "chart" is applied chiefly to maps made primarily for nautical and aeronautical navigation, and to maps of the heavens, although the term is sometimes used to describe other special-purpose maps.
www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/glossary.html   (5022 words)

  
 Stroustrup: C++ Glossary
This is a glossary of C++ terms, organized alphabetically by concept.
For example, it defines generic programming in terms of templates and object-oriented programming in terms of virtual functions, rather than trying to be sufficiently abstract and general to cover all languages and all usages.
The term "file" is usually reserved to information placed on disk or elsewhere outside the main memory.
www.research.att.com /~bs/glossary.html   (9700 words)

  
 Rob Slade's Security Glossary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The term activity monitor is usually considered to include operation restrictor type software (also known as activity blocker or behaviour blocker), but is sometimes differentiated in that an activity monitor may sometimes just alert the operator to the attempt, rather than disabling it.
In security, the term usually refers to cryptographic algorithms used in encryption or decryption of data files and messages and to create digital signatures, but it may also refer to pattern matching in virus or intrusion detection which does not rely on the use of a simple scan string (see signature).
In terms of other forms of malware, it is often proposed that the number of serious bugs in any new commercial software may rival the number of trojan programs released in any given period of time.
sun.soci.niu.edu /~rslade/secgloss.htm   (14720 words)

  
 Glossary of Selected Computing and Social Science Terms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Terms that are defined in the glossary are highlighted in boldface in the definitions.
To "clean" a data file is to check for wild codes and inconsistent responses (see Consistency Check); to verify that the file has the correct and expected number of records, cases, and cards or records per case; and to correct errors found.
Thus a "yes" might be coded "1" and a "no" "2"; female respondents might be indicated by a "1" and male respondents by a "2"; each state or county might be assigned a numeric code.
odwin.ucsd.edu /glossary/glossary.html   (5076 words)

  
 Rackspace Managed Hosting | | Web Hosting - Dedicated Server - Rackspace Managed Hosting | Glossary of Terms
The term is relative as a backbone in a small network will likely be much smaller than many non-backbone lines in a large network.
When you hear the term "host" in the Internet world, it is referring to an Internet company that has the required servers and software to connect domain names to (IP) Internet Protocol numbers so that your site can be viewed by the public when they type your domain in their browser window.
The term can refer to a particular piece of software, such as a WWW or HTTP server, or to the machine on which the software is running.
www.rackspace.co.uk /glossary   (2744 words)

  
 SGD Glossary Terms
CoDing Sequence, region of nucleotides that corresponds to the sequence of amino acids in the predicted protein.
A hybrid term (combining the words "insertion" and "deletion") used to describe a difference in sequence due to either an insertion or a deletion event; especially used when the evolutionary direction of the change is unspecified.
The names are in the format tX(anticodon)Z, where X is the one-letter code for the conjugate amino acid and Z is the one letter code for the chromosome (A is chromosome I, B is chromosome II, C is chromosome III, etc.).
www.yeastgenome.org /help/glossary.html   (9135 words)

  
 PHTN
The term distance education is often used synonymously with distance learning.
The term, videoconference, is sometimes used to refer to conferences via compressed video, conferences via land lines, and broadcasts via satellite.
To avoid confusion, using the term or phrase which uniquely describes the communication technology is recommended.
www.phppo.cdc.gov /phtn/lingo.asp   (3722 words)

  
 SOS
The origin of the term is that the electrical signal can be thought of as being 'analogous' to the original signal.
The term is usually used to describe a current path that exists through a fault condition.
A short term cure can be affected by baking the affected tape for several hours at 50 degrees C. To record time code onto one track of a multitrack tape machine.
www.soundonsound.com /sos/regular_htm/glossary.htm   (9220 words)

  
 Glossary
Microbiology @ Leicester: Infection and Immunity: Glossary of Immunology
Exon: The region of DNA coding for a protein or a segment of a protein.
J gene: A gene segment coding for the J or joining segment in immunoglobulin DNA; V genes translocate to J segments in L chains, and to D and J segments in H chains.
www-micro.msb.le.ac.uk /MBChB/ImmGloss.html   (3717 words)

  
 Epiphany Field Guide/Glossary/Day & Selfe
This glossary defines terms in a way that should be useful for teachers rather than computer programmers.
The term "point-and-click" refers to the ease with which even novice users can, by manipulating the mouse, move a pointer on the computer screen, click one or more of the mouse's buttons, and select their choice of commands and actions.
A slang term that is often used in reference to persons who are new to a particular program, group, machine, listserv, etc. The term is often used affectionately, but sometimes is considered to be derrogative.
www.has.vcu.edu /epiphany/materials/glossary.htm   (8871 words)

  
 Matisse's Glossary of Internet Terms
This is the defacto world-wide standard for the code numbers used by computers to represent all the upper and lower-case Latin letters, numbers, punctuation, etc. There are 128 standard ASCII codes each of which can be represented by a 7 digit binary number: 0000000 through 1111111.
The term may also have come from someone?s low opinion of the food product with the same name, which is generally perceived as a generic content-free waste of resources.
A somewhat vague term generally referring to software that is secretly installed on a users computer and that monitors use of the computer in some way without the users' knowledge or consent.
www.matisse.net /files/glossary.html   (9203 words)

  
 Northern Micrographics Resources and Information: Glossary of Imaging Terms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
It is a code in which each alphanumeric character is represented as a number from 0 to 127, and then translated into a 7-bit binary code for the computer.
A term used to describe the visual appearance of lines and shapes in raster pictures that results from drawing them using a grid of insufficient spatial resolution.
A term that for historical reasons is used to describe a single row of a digital image.
www.normicro.com /glossary.htm   (5503 words)

  
 Biotechnology Terms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Antisense: the complementary strand of a coding sequence (gene); often an expressed copy of an antisense sequence is transformed into a cell or organism to shut off the expression of the corresponding gene.
Each gene that codes for protein is a series of codons that gives the instructions for building that protein.
The gene coding for this compound has since been moved to other bacteria and to crop plants in order to produce novel forms of plastics.
www.plpa.agri.umn.edu /scag1500/definitions.html   (2762 words)

  
 Glossary of Printing Terms - CDL Printing & Packaging - Your Printing & Distribution Partner
Ad agency term for printed pieces, such as brochures and annual reports, that are not directly involved in advertising.
Photographer term for relative sharpness of features in an image regardless of their distance from the camera when photographed.
To code separate pieces of copy to a layout or mechanical using a system of numbers or letters.
www.cdlinc.com /glossary.htm   (5993 words)

  
 Glossary of Satellite Terms
Adds unique codes to the digital signal at the source so errors can be detected and corrected at the receiver.
A term which is a figure of merit of a device, such as an LNA or receiver, expressed in dB, which compares the device with a perfect device.
The values observed are typically represented by a coded arrangement of 8 bits of which one may be for parity.
www.satnews.com /GLOSSARY.HTML   (5768 words)

  
 Accelerator Glossary of Terms
This glossary is meant to be an attempt at helping the uninitiated understand some of the terms and buzz words that are commonly used in everyday communication within the accelerator group and the lab in general.
In terms of the accelerator it is also taken to mean the power supply cubicles for Booster, Tevatron and Main Ring that contain the transformers for the RF PA anode supplies.
The usual application of the term at Fermilab is to the accelerating cavities in the Booster and Main Ring which resonates at a frequency corresponding to the circulation frequency of the beam and thereby apply a synchronized accelerating voltage.
www-bdnew.fnal.gov /operations/accgloss/gloss.html   (16780 words)

  
 Medical Coding Glossary
The official system of assigning codes to diagnoses and procedures associated with hospital utilization in the United States.
CCA - Certified Coding Associate for new coders.
CCS - Certified Coding Specialist for experienced coders working in a hospital setting.
www.allalliedhealthschools.com /faqs/medical-coding-glossary.php   (251 words)

  
 Quirks.com: Research Resources [Glossary]
A research technique in which participants describe a product, service or brand in terms of a human being with personality traits so that the participants' feelings about the object/brand can be determined.
The total increase or decrease in a population during a given period divided by the average population in that period.
A problem that arises when at least one of the independent variables in a linear combination is in effect always a weighted sum of the values of the other independent variables.
www.quirks.com /resources/glossary.asp   (12240 words)

  
 Glossary: POS, Bar Coding & Auto-ID Terms
Direct thermal printers require no ink or ribbon and are typically used when a bar code label needs to endure for a year or less.
Reads bar codes and have a "depth of field" which enables them to read bar codes from short distances away (6" to a few feet).
A type of bar code reader that is normally placed vertically and projects laser beams horizontally to scan bar codes.
www.microbitesolutions.com /support/glossary.html   (2075 words)

  
 Computer Literacy Glossary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Most ASCII codes represent characters using the digits 0-127 (which can be formed by combining 7 bits) or 0-255 (which can be formed by combining 8 bits).
The term is often used only when the devices reside outside the computer's case and are connected via its ports.
Worm: A piece of code whose purpose is to copy itself over and over again, causing the computer to crash when it runs out of RAM and disk space.
www.msci.memphis.edu /~ryburnp/cl/glossary.html   (13415 words)

  
 Streamline - Glossary of terms
A code (which must not be all zeros) which is generated by a card issuer or by an acquirer on behalf of a card issuer when an authorisation request is approved.
A discreet code, known only to the card issuer which is included in the electronic authorisation as a means of verifying that the card, which has been presented, is genuine.
The term used where a card issuer can charge part or all of the value of a transaction back to the merchant via their acquirer.
www.streamline.com /Glossary_of_terms/default.htm   (1044 words)

  
 Medical Records & Billing Guide: Glossary of Medical Billing and Coding Terms
Codes used by Medicare for classification of in-patient medical services.
A medical coding system used to describe what treatment or services were provided by a physician.
A numerical code used in medical billing describing a diagnosis or medical procedure to treat a disease, syndrom or disorder.
www.medrecordsandbilling.com /medical-billing-glossary.htm   (332 words)

  
 Marketing Research Association - Research Resources For the Consumer : Glossary of Marketing Research Terms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The term ethnography may be loosely applied to any qualitative research project where the purpose is to provide a detailed, in-depth description.
One person in a household is termed as the "Head." The Head is usually the person who has primary decision-making responsibility for the household and lives in the dwelling.
A term used to describe a study conducted in person with respondents who are approached or intercepted in high traffic locations such as grocery stores or shopping malls.
www.mra-net.org /resources/glossary_terms.cfm?ID=ALL   (7981 words)

  
 List of coding terms - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of coding-related terms derived from the Glossary of Telecommunication Terms published as Federal Standard 1037C.
Please see the Federal Standard article for copyright-related issues, as not all parts of the source document are in the public domain.
This page was last modified 23:35, 27 May 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Glossary_of_coding_terms   (84 words)

  
 Rane Professional Audio Reference (A)
Their job is to select and sign the performers to the label, decide what songs they will record, and select who will work with the artists in the production arranging and performance of the material for the recording of master tapes.
AAC (Advanced Audio Coding) Shortened name for the MPEG-2 Advanced Audio Coding specification, declared an international standard by MPEG in April 1997; however, now the term is used also to refer to MPEG-4 advanced audio coding.
AFL Abbreviation for after fade listen, a term used on recording consoles and mixers, referring to a signal taken after the main channel fader; hence this sampling point tracks the main fader level.
www.rane.com /par-a.html   (8021 words)

  
 Glossary of Common Library Terms
Because of confusion with the term biennial (a publication issued every two years), the terms "half-yearly," "twice yearly" or "semi-annual" are more commonly used.
in library terms, a gathering in which scholars report their recent research findings to peers in the same field.
Keywords do not have to be standardized subject headings, and a keyword search often searches all data fields for the terms (e.g., "winter" as a keyword might retrieve items with Winter in the author field as well as items with "winter" in the text or title).
www.lib.utah.edu /science/glossary.html   (6898 words)

  
 Glossary
Business case: The justification for an information system, presented in terms of the tangible and intangible economic benefits and costs, and the technical and organizational feasibility of the proposed system.
Code generators: CASE tools that enable the automatic generation of program and database definition code directly from the design documents, diagrams, forms, and reports stored in the repository.
Reengineering: Automated tools that read program source code as input, perform an analysis of the program's data and logic, and then automatically, or interactively with a systems analyst, alter an existing system in an effort to improve its quality or performance.
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 Hosting Glossary - Web Hosting Ratings Dictionary of Terms
Apache is an open-source (source code is freely available and can be shared) HTTP Web server software.
C and C++ were not designed specifically for web programming, but they can still be useful, especially because mature compilers producing very fast code and large code libraries already exist.
Data block is striped at byte level across drives and error correction codes (parity info) is recorder on another drive.
www.webhostingratings.com /glossary.html   (6326 words)

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