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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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Doctors specializing in parasitic diseases and government officials from around the world compared notes Monday at a one-day symposium in Kobe.
As they compared notes, they were startled by the emerging picture and they began to speak out.
When Mike Alderson and I compared notes, we found that there is a strong overlap in our client demographics," said Mike Humphries, Chief Executive Officer, PFH, Inc.
Meeting participants compared notes on data collected since the first AIDS blood screen was approved on March 2, nine months after the virus was made available to manufacturers (SN:3/9/85, p.
They were really, really nice,'' Bar said of the defending national champions from Texas, who compared notes on their sightseeing plans in Alaska and found that both teams will be on the same whale-watching trip on Sunday.
Canoga Park music director Richard Kravchak and Nordhoff director Bill Wagner compared notes.
As the sound of barking mingled with cheers and applause, the 200 dogs and their masters mingled or sat with friends under awnings on the village lawn in between competitions and sipped coffee or compared notes.
While the kids played, the moms took a little breather - compared notes on this challenging, exhausting new chapter in their lives called motherhood.
At camp, she and her peers compared notes on individual training regimens.