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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Empirical research has focused on either more than 50% acquisitions only (Rau and Vermaelen, 1998; Rossi and Volpin, 2004; Agrawal, Jaffe, and Mandelker, 1992) or less than 50%, but more than 5% acquisitions only (Choi, 1991, Akhigbe, Madura, and Spencer, 1998) or control block transactions only excluding mergers (Barclay and Holderness, 1989; Dyek and Zingales, 2004).
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.
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.
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.
Tenders are invited for Supply, Installation & commissioning of LAN set up at control block of UPP.
Display and control block is portable and fed from an incorporated accumulator Cd-Ni.
The PHY control block interfaces to a link layer equipped with a 16-/20-bit or 32-/40-bit interface.
Similarly, if the corporate charter provides that a higher percentage is required for major corporate decisions, presumably, that higher percentage will be necessary to constitute a control block.