control block

control block

[kən′trōl ‚bläk]
(computer science)
A storage area containing (in condensed, formalized form) the information required for the control of a task, function, operation, or quantity of information.

control block

A segment of disk or memory that contains a group of codes used for identification and control purposes.
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RESEARCH SITES COMPARED Site A: Napa Valley (2013) Control Block Treatment Block Wine Chemical Composition RS (g/L) 0.
It is presented the structural schematic diagram of a redundant system in which notification of any defect and correct interpretation of the break signal is carried by comparing the output signal from the base unit to the signal provided by a standard or control block, which in principle is identical to the base.
The high-pressure M4-22 control block is suitable for input flows up to 160 gpm and offers pressure levels up to 5000 psi.
The SKY77332 PA/PAC incorporates a GSM850/900 block, a DCS1800/PCS1900 PA block, impedance-matching circuitry for 50 [ohm] input and output, an integrated coupler, a downconverter and a PA control block into a single 56 pin, 8 X 8 X 1 mm RFLGA package.
Mastercam Router V9 can control block or "gang" drills, including straight and "T" block drills.
These include four DMA channels, multiple timers, a programmable interrupt controller, a memory refresh unit, programmable DRAM controller, variable-rate asynchronous serial ports, flexible chip select unit, and a peripherals control block with advanced power management.
The transport hardware will hand off the command to the Link layer control block by constructing specialized information blocks to be passed to the Link layer for further processing.
announced it has entered into an agreement with Saskatchewan Wheat Pool (SWP) to acquire a 41% control block of Premium Brands stock for $46.
1981), the decedent owned a 55% control block of stock as community property with her husband.
All mowing treatments within the AC-treated block had significantly lower color ratings than mowing treatments within the control block at 2 WAT of any trial (Table 1).
Adding the Process Control Block is the final step in preparing the SFF file for AUTODIN transmission.
Assume, pursuant to a January 4, 2007 Amended Payment Agreement, all outstanding payments owed by SSTY to the former control block holder of TPID to acquire TPID.