batch total

batch total

[′bach ¦tōd·əl]
(computer science)
The total for a specified constituent quantity in a batch; used to verify the accuracy of operations on the batch.

batch total

The sum of a particular field in a collection of items used as a control total to ensure that all data has been entered into the computer. For example, using account number as a batch total, all account numbers would be summed manually before entry into the computer. After entry, the total is checked with the computer's sum of the numbers. If it does not match, source documents are manually checked against the computer's listing.
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