block identifier

block identifier

[′bläk ī′den·tə‚fī·ər]
(computer science)
A means of identifying an area of storage in FORTRAN so that this area may be shared by a program and its subprograms.
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Imagine the difference between writing a patient name, case number, slide, and block identifier on every slide compared to simply scanning a cassette.
The Wireless Block Identifier Service identifies for the marketing community those numbers that have been assigned as cell phone numbers -- numbers they may not call without express permission from the holder of a number.
The Wireless Block Identifier Service identifies for the marketing community those numbers that have been assigned as cell phone numbers - numbers they may not call without express permission from the holder of a number; * The Wireless Ported Number File identifies land-based phone numbers that have been ported to cell phone numbers - new numbers which also fall under the protections of the 1991 law.