batch process


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batch process

[′bach ‚präs·əs]
(engineering)
A process that is not in continuous or mass production; operations are carried out with discrete quantities of material or a limited number of items.

batch process

A non-interactive operation. Although a user may initiate a batch process, it is typically a behind-the-scenes operation that runs to completion and does not require continuous input from the user. See batch processing.
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To the extent that an account on the use tax matrix is listed as taxable, that account is queried to identify items where no tax was paid to the vendor as part of the monthly batch process.
PPG Industries protective and marine coatings (PMC) business announced that it has manufactured more than 100,000 gallons of coatings in a new small batch process that began operation at its Little Rock, Arkansas, manufacturing facility in January.
SoftBase's Database Rely, Data Generation Facility, Database Attach and Query Error Handler assist enterprise companies to maintain data integrity, handle batch process errors, and ensure that critical processes remain running.
For the batch process, the suspension is prepared in a separate tank.
To help accomplish these goals, the CFO wanted to be able to access information on demand, without having to wait for a batch process.