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compare

A fundamental computer capability. By comparing one set of data with another, the computer can locate, analyze, select, reorder and make decisions. After comparing, the computer can indicate whether the data were equal or which set was numerically greater or less than the other. See ASCII chart and computer.
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Perhaps the trio might like to compare notes over a glass or three, always bearing in mind the truism about not treading on people on your way up, as you never know when they might be moving up the ladder.
profession's concerns and interests were and to compare notes with their overseas counterparts.
The first time I, a seventeen-year veteran of the Moscow International Ballet Competition, was able to attend its American sister and compare notes.
The combination of our editorial content and expert blogs is a natural extension to the growing community aspect of our site, which allows SMB leaders to compare notes and share best practices with their peers.
Officials said the two ministers agreed to set up a research group to look into the situation and compare notes.
Visit the members-only section and compare notes with fellow shoppers.
Both women realised he "was being a bit devious", so they got together to compare notes on what Kevin had been telling them.
Children will be encouraged to compare notes with shadowers in other schools and contact each other via e-mail.
To check for eavesdropping, the receiver would simply compare notes with the sender, ascertaining what the results for a number of selected measurements should have been.
In addition to communicating directly with StreamServe management, they will get a chance to compare notes on EDP challenges within their industries
We'll be touching areas where it would be better if we operate of our own instincts rather than compare notes.
Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi is to meet Indonesian President Megawati Sukarnoputri at a development summit in South Africa to compare notes on various issues, an official of his Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) said Tuesday.