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designation

[‚dez·əg′nā·shən]
(computer science)
An item of data forming part of a computer record that indicates the type of record and thus determines how it is to be processed.

designation

A name, title or identification of something. If ABC is designated as "123," then ABC is called "123," or ABC is assigned to the "123" category.
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That's why today only six states-connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, and Rhode Island-are either too small or too settled by farms not to have at least one officially designated Wilderness Area.
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On December 20, 1991, Tax Executives Institute filed the following comments with the Senate Finance Committee's Subcommittee on Private Pension Plans and Oversight of the Internal Revenue Service on proposals to amend the designated summons provisions of the Internal Revenue Code.
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The Facebook application is designed to make it easier to organize rides for upcoming events, by allowing adults to volunteer to be the designated driver or having the application randomly select one for the group.
These contributions can be made in any of the many designated funds and can be made by accessing the Donation link at BSI.
The waiver request is being made by Methodist Hospital, of Henderson, KY to enter into an agreement with a designated OPO other than in the OPO designated service area in which the hospital is located.
Each of the facilities would have at least one designated smoking area.
It was designated a historic property in June 1988.
The normal placement of the two "wings" of the "2 Press" is halfway behind and halfway on the inside of the first offensive player in their respective areas as well as the "ball-you-man (in your area) flat triangle" of the two designated "trappers.