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collate

[′kä‚lāt]
(computer science)
To combine two or more similarly ordered sets of values into one set that may or may not have the same order as the original sets.
(graphic arts)
To assemble in proper sequence all the sheets, signatures, or insertions for a printed piece.
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Collated preprints are gripped, de-shingled and placed, under control, in a pocket as the perpendicular oval conveyor moves jackets to the preprint side, from which the completed packages are conveyed to the top of the pocketed oval conveyor and exit the system.
While Amrac collated the on-course data, including betting shows, at Newbury yesterday - one of six tracks it is contracted to operate from - betting shops had shows collated by SIS from trade at nine off-course bookmakers.
Tickets issued by police officers across the force are now being collated by staff in the force's central ticket office and figures for those caught so far are expected to be available in the next few days.
It replaces this paper license here and the need to have seven collated copies of the support documentation.
The solution was to require individual managers and department heads to collect certain types of data that would be collated by an analytic tool and translated into information for decision-making purposes.
The reports can also he collated to show how long a company has been kept free of all known viruses--a valuable piece of information for business clients, customers and partners.
Voting results were collated by the Kennedy Library and reported directly to National Mock Election headquarters.
According to statistics collated by the International Union of Railways, the combined transport of freight has boomed in recent years, rising by an average annual rate of 7% between 1986 and 200 in Western Europe (the 15 EU Member States, Switzerland and Norway), increasing from 80 million tonnes in 1986 to 180 million tonnes last year.
Copy texts include manually-corrected printed texts with provenances in Fanshawe's family and immediate circle" and, in the case of "Specium rerum a Lusitanis," a presentation manuscript compiled under Fanshawe's direction; substantive textual variants are collated.
Their analysis, which collated 600,000 measurements of tree diameters, indicates that South American forests are taking in 0.
Bundled like a carefully collated testament to both land development and esthetic production, the pages were stacked on the floor--only the top piece and the shaggy edges of the sheets beneath were visible.