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convert

[kən′vərt]
(computer science)
To transform the representation of data.

CONVERT

(language)
1. (Or "REC", "Regular Expression Converter") A string processing language that combined the pattern matching and transformation operations of COMIT with the recursive data structures of Lisp.

["Convert", A. Guzman et al, CACM 9(8):604-615, Aug 1966].

2. An early language to convert programs and data from one language to another.

["CONVERT Manual", OLI Systems Inc, Oct 1976].
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Converted documents are returned to publishers as talking Flash presentations and NIMAS formatted files, ready to distribute to schools on CD-ROM, DVD or online.
The Most Editable Word Conversion - The new ExactWord capability within OmniPage Professional 15 uses information within Microsoft Word to make converted documents significantly easier to edit - complete with columns, tables, bullets and graphics.
If TransAtlantic converted all of its debentures into common shares of American Natural and no other debentures were converted, it would own, on a fully diluted basis, 20 million (corrected from 22.
ZTEST" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:ZTE) wishes to announce that three (3) debenture holders have converted their unit debentures or share debentures in an aggregate principal amount of $330,367.
In accordance with the terms of the Series A Preferred Stock, all shares of Series A Preferred Stock not converted prior to the close of business on the Redemption Date will be redeemed by the Company in exchange for a cash payment of $25.
If YMG converted all of these Debentures it would beneficially own, directly or indirectly, or exercise control or direction over 1,450,596 common shares of Icefloe or approximately 13.
When the pen is docked, a new task window opens in Microsoft Outlook or Lotus Notes and automatically becomes populated with the converted text.
However, any note submitted for conversion on or after the effective time of the merger on the date of the merger will be converted into the merger consideration, which is $12.
Although stereolithography and LOM techniques are becoming more common in the development stage, weldments exist and continue to be used in new vehicle designs that could be converted into ductile iron castings.
Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon, an MTA board alternate, said he doesn't want converted diesel buses ``spewing black smoke'' on his constituents, even if MTA staff members are touting the engines as ``clean diesels.