control symbol

control symbol

[kən′trōl ‚sim·bəl]
(computer science)
A symbol which, coded into the machine memory, controls certain steps in the mechanical translation process; since control symbols are not contextual symbols, they appear neither in the input nor in the output.
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All public collections must be reviewed by the DON IMCO and most require approval by the Office of Management and Budget and assignment of an OMB information control symbol.
DON components requesting information from outside the DON, require a DON IMCO review and often require the DoD IMCO's approval and assignment of a DoD information control symbol.
SP1008/1, Control Symbol 512/1631, 2770 Warrant Officer II H.
A471/1, Control Symbol 70929, Court-Martial--NP4974 W02.
86) National Archives, South Australia, Series D844, Control Symbol 55/3/29, Schedule "A", Australian Instructional Corps, Quartermasters & Warrant Officers, Annual Establishment 1940-41.
is a publicly traded company which lists on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the control symbol PSSI, is a specialty marketer and distributor of medical products to physicians, alternate-site imaging centers, long term care providers and hospitals through 110 service centers to customers in all 50 states and five European countries.
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The decades-old Heinz logo became "Hymnz" and one of Sony's four control symbols for the Play- Station was transformed into a Christian cross.