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sentinel

Computing a character used to indicate the beginning or end of a particular block of information

sentinel

[′sent·ən·əl]
(computer science)
Symbol marking the beginning or end of an element of computer information such as an item or a tape.
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But often the sentinel sounds the alarm falsely, just to snatch for itself an insect flushed from hiding by another bird.
The sentinel birds' use of an alarm call to distract other birds and so increase the sentinel's chance of capturing prey is reported in the Jan.
The Intelligent Enterprise Framework represents a new approach for dealing with high volume and complex electronic transactions - enabling an expandable set of decision automation Sentinel applications, which address specific business issues such as Anti Money Laundering, Fraud Detection, Compliance and Opportunity Management.
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