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executable

1. (of a computer program) able to be run
2. a file containing a program that will run as soon as it is opened

executable

(operating system)
A binary file containing a program in machine language which is ready to be executed (run).

The term might also be, but generally isn't, applied to scripts which are interpreted by a command line interpreter. Executables are distinguished in Unix by having the execute permission bits set, at least for the owner. MS-DOS uses the filename extension ".exe".

executable

As an adjective: able to be run in its current format. As a noun: a program file ready to run in a particular environment. See executable code.
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The study sought to achieve five objectives: demonstrate how much of the daily traded turnover is made up of meaningful, executable liquidity and what is just 'noise'; shed light on the make-up of the opaque, over-the-counter (OTC) market and help clarify the debate about this large part of the market; determine how much of the UK market is conducted in the electronic dark market; show the levels of activity amongst different market participants and establish how much turnover is attributable to high-frequency trading (HFT); and size the contracts-for-difference (CFD) market by determining how much UK equity trading is done on swaps versus cash and, therefore, how much equity trading is not subject to stamp duty.
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2 now has a central logging feature, which keeps a record of each and every executable violation occurrence, including details such as user, date and time, and the unauthorized application trying to run or install at the workstation.
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Anti-Executable's whitelist provides proactive protection against any past, present, or future executable virus, Trojan, worm, spyware, keylogger, root kit, or any other malware, without relying on definition files or heuristic techniques.
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On install, Anti-Executable performs a deep scan of the computer and authorizes every single executable on it.