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statement

1. Law a declaration of matters of fact, esp in a pleading
2. Music the presentation of a musical theme or idea, such as the subject of a fugue or sonata
3. a computer instruction written in a source language, such as FORTRAN, which is converted into one or more machine code instructions by a compiler
4. Logic the content of a sentence that affirms or denies something and may be true or false; what is thereby affirmed or denied abstracted from the act of uttering it. Thus I am warm said by me and you are warm said to me make the same statement
5. Brit Education a legally binding account of the needs of a pupil with special educational needs and the provisions that will be made to meet them

statement

[′stāt·mənt]
(computer science)
An elementary specification of a computer action or process, complete and not divisible into smaller meaningful units; it is analogous to the simple sentence of a natural language.

statement

In a high-level programming language, a descriptive phrase that generates one or more machine language instructions in the computer. In a low-level assembly language, programmers write instructions rather than statements, since each source language instruction is translated into one machine language instruction.
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It is the great beauty of the Law that it can dispute any human statement, made under any circumstances, and reduced to any form.
If my plain statement of facts had only been addressed to Mr.
But there are certain points to which that statement does not refer.
But I am quite at a loss to understand what useful influence his presence could have exercised in relation to the effect of Sir Percival's statement on your mind or mine.
Although the statement thus presented implied a weakness in Mrs.
This baffled me, I must confess, fully as much as my statements had confounded her; and I told her so.
Sir,' said he to the Scotchman, 'in doubting my statements, you have grossly affronted me; in believing the thing to be impossible, you have been egregiously mistaken; and, in proof thereof, you will now eat this beef-steak raw, or you will give me instant satisfaction
Tarzan questioned the fellow closely, and by comparing his statements with those of the young warrior he had first talked with he learned that Rokoff and his safari were in terror-stricken retreat in the direction of the far East Coast.
The definitive proxy statement will be mailed to stockholders as of a record date to be established for voting on the acquisition.
Materiality in financial reporting is addressed most completely in FASB Statement of Financial Accounting Concepts no.
A potential conflict with Statement 133 arises because for some insurance contracts with embedded derivatives, Statement 133 requires that the insurance contract be bifurcated and the embedded derivative be accounted for separately (i.
472 by providing its franchisor's credit subsidiary with an income statement for the tax year that failed to reflect LIFO in the computation of net income.