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execute

[′ek·sə‚kyüt]
(computer science)
Usually, to run a compiled or assembled program on the computer; by extension, to compile or assemble and to run a source program.

execute

execute

To run a program, which causes the computer to carry out its instructions. See executable code, instruction and EXE file.
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But I also told him that the encyclical's continuing upholding of the state's right to execute in cases of "absolute necessity" had left a big loophole.
That first, and harmless, Trojan executes only if the user opens it as an attachment.
So the QB hands off to X, executes a fake to the running back, then executes play action.
At the appropriate time, the entry team executes the search warrant for the package on the target location.
With advanced capabilities such as single point management of up to 12 vehicles, network centric cooperative flight in constellation formation and end-user tasking to meet required mission applications, SkyWatcher executes critical missions using fewer resources and personnel than established systems.
Chessiecap provides consulting services that dramatically increase operating performance and then executes transactions that realize that value.
The SDS safely and seamlessly sends, tracks and executes loan documents between lender, title and escrow firms, recorders and secondary investors.
In any case, the worm can only attack security programs if it executes, and up-to-date anti-virus programs will prevent it from executing.
Unlike traditional buffer overflow exploitation methods that attempt to execute malicious code that is injected into the overflowed area, Return-into-libc executes existing code residing in a program's text segment.
The Versata Logic Server, a business logic automation engine and design studio, defines and executes business logic rules as EJB components that drive transaction-rich applications.
The Versata Logic Server, a business logic engine and design studio, defines and executes business logic as Enterprise JavaBean (EJB) components.