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EVA

Abbrev. for extravehicular activity. Operations, including repair and maintenance, undertaken by an astronaut or cosmonaut outside a spacecraft. EVA was first achieved in 1965 by the Russians. See Gemini project; Voskhod.

Eva

to marry winner of singing contest. [Ger. Opera: Wagner, Meistersinger, Westerman, 225–228]
See: Prize

Eva

(1)
A toy ALGOL-like language used in "Formal Specification of Programming Languages: A Panoramic Primer", F.G. Pagan, P-H 1981.

Eva

(2)
Explicit Vector Language.
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The 26 that claimed to have adopted EVA used it primarily at the corporate or divisional level for such purposes as improving accountability of business units, improving individual performance analysis and refining compensation schemes.
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This analysis offers a new definition of value, and suggests that the missing link in the EVA process is productivity, generally found to be the engine of all economic growth.
Only an enthusiastic CEO, determined to impose EVA, can overcome an uncongenial corporate culture and other hazards that would subvert the program's implementation