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(computer science)
A subroutine in the COBOL programming language that allows a portion of a program to be executed on command by other portions of the same program.


A COBOL statement used for executing "paragraphs".

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As a general rule of thumb, the recovery time is two to three times the amount of time it takes to perform the backup.
The day after the concert, the orchestra will perform in Warner Center Park in Woodland Hills as part of the annual Summer Concerts in the Park series.
Peer reviews of firms that perform accounting and review services and/or attestation engagements under Statements on Standards for Accounting and Review Services and/or Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements, respectively, are called engagement reviews.
Jazz/Show Band: performs music ranging from big band, dance and jazz orchestras for colleges, civic concerts and festivals
On the return trip, you can start with your back to the hurdles and perform the scissors kicks backwards.
Accountants should always perform services with due professional care.
9), which would allow a home office to qualify for a deduction as the "principal place of business" if it is where the individual regularly and systematically conducts essential administrative and management activities, and the individual has no other location to perform these activities for the business.
Because an individual retained by a former employer will ordinarily be retained to perform services substantially similar to the services performed while an employee, this requirement will seldom be met.
This ongoing training and education helps to ensure that each individual, upon completion of the cross-training, can perform any of the functional duties.
With CoSine's UPL initialized to perform forward FFTs and set up to start automatically, the Xpedite1000 demo program is initiated and, in an endless loop, prompts the user, via a serial console, for an input frequency to be processed by the UPL.
While the functionality to perform deep packet inspection and operation may be common amongst various intelligent switch offerings, the switches typically differ on how fast (latency) they can perform these operations and how many operations they can perform (throughput) within a given period of time.
If a worker performs more than de minimis services for multiple unrelated persons or companies at the same time, that factor generally indicates the worker is an independent contractor.