data definition

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data definition

[′dad·ə ‚def·ə′nish·ən]
(computer science)
The statements in a computer program that specify the physical attributes of the data to be processed, such as location and quantity of data.

data definition

(1) In a source language program, the definitions of data structures (variables, arrays, fields, records, etc.).

(2) A description of the record layout in a file system or DBMS.
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He announced that services could achieve a 100% satisfaction rate, such as services of data declaration on goods, in addition to shortening time of goods stay in ports, which went down from 9.
Here are several of the rules for determining how the data declaration in the target program are derived from their declerations in the source:
In extreme cases, the data declaration area in modularized code may have 40 times the number of data elements required.
If a data element in the set of data declarations has a superior item wit an OCCURS clause, the superior item is also included.
MemO uses this layout to generate data declaration files in three software languages -- C, Ada, and FORTRAN.
Premier Jay Weatherill has issued an open data declaration, which will require all government agencies to ensure their data is publicly accessible.
It will include the complete recording in computer applications corresponding data declarations and other tax documents specified in the open catalog of models contained in Annex I (effort estimation table) and digitization in such applications these same documents and those others who are accompanied in compliance with the applicable regulations (eg .
On the one side are those who say that data declarations issued by facilities that could be used for bioweapons purposes, together with a corresponding inspection regime, offer the best hope for deterring illicit activity.
You change all your data files and data declarations to accommodate a couple more digits per year, test all the software affected by the change, and sit back and sigh the sigh of satisfied relief: one more crisis solved.
During routine inspections at commercial facilities to corroborate the accuracy of the data declarations and to ascertain whether anything is amiss, inspectors are to be given "unimpeded access.
According to the Chemical Manufacturers Association, approximately 2,500 of these companies will be required to submit data declarations and probably only a few hundred will merit routine inspections.
Contract notice: Provision of complete recording and scanning applications specific data declarations and other tax documents specified in the catalog open nature of the statement of specific technical requirements.