cron


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cron

[krän]
(evolution)
A time unit equal to 106 years; used in reference to evolutionary processes.

cron

(operating system)
The Unix clock daemon that executes commands at specified dates and times according to instructions in a "crontab" file.

Unix manual page: cron(8).

cron

A Unix utility (Unix daemon) that executes commands in a "crontab" file at a specified time and date. Cron is used to schedule such functions as backup and maintenance procedures, often called "cronjobs."
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Cron clearly has the winning touch, aside from his efforts with New Zealand, the former policeman worked with the Wales squad prior to the last Six Nations and ahead of the showdown at Twickenham, the England scrum coach Phil Keith-Roach alluded to his influence by saying: "The New Zealanders have the best front row they've had in a decade.
He hopes to tap into the expertise of Hansen, Cron and the rest of New Zealand's management during his secondment with them.
In addition to Cron, The Select Group hired Luke Mills as an Account Manager.
This unique tool on the market enables IT departments to gain control over their mass IT cron or winAT tasks; which are typically dispersed, disorganized, and exist in high volumes.
Both initiatives have been devised by their Kiwi head coach Murray Henderson and will afford a chosen few the chance to train with All Blacks' coach Mike Cron - known as the 'Scrum Doctor' - and backs specialist Wayne Smith, men Henderson knows from his time playing and working in the New Zealand set up.
Wales has been receiving input from southern hemisphere scrummaging guru Mike Cron.
Not far away, at the Laverne winery - a small warehouse in a commercial area - Pete Cron was busy testing the properties of some wine grapes he'd just purchased, and deftly wielded beakers, eye droppers and other items.
We are making this move to offset the extraordinarily high cost of fuel," said Jim Cron, senior vice president of revenue management.
Jim Cron, vice president-domestic pricing and yield management, has been named vice president-passenger marketing and sales.
Weiland's attorney, Steve Cron, said Wednesday he had no comment.
The quote in the third paragraph should be attributed to Jim Cron, Senior Vice President of Revenue Management instead of Tim Griffin, Executive Vice President of Marketing and Distribution.
2B--Andrus (34), Chirinos (15), Rua (5), Cron (12), Freese (24).