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Exe (ĕks), river, c.55 mi (90 km) long, rising in the Exmoor, Somerset, SW England, and flowing S across the Cornwall peninsula, past Exeter to the English Channel at Exmouth. Salmon and shellfish are taken from the river; many waterfowl are found along its narrow estuary.
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/eks'ee/ or /eek'see/ or /E-X-E/ An executable binary file. Some operating systems (notably MS-DOS, VMS, and TWENEX) use the extension .EXE to mark such files. This usage is also occasionally found among Unix programmers even though Unix executables don't have any required suffix.
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EXE file

(EXEcutable file) Pronounced "ex-ee file." The name given to a program in machine language that is ready to run in DOS, Windows, OS/2 and VMS. The name comes from the .EXE extension at the end of the program name; for example: XYZ.EXE. In DOS, if a program fits within 64K, it may be a COM file; for example: XYZ.COM.
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However, cardiac ROS levels were significantly decreased in the SHR + Exe group compared to the SHR + Sed group (P<0.0001).
The mice in the control and model groups were given an intraperitoneal injection of saline, and the Exe group was treated with an intraperitoneal injection of Exe (10 [micro]g/kg, bid) for four weeks.
Exercise, also, significantly increased the BAL levels of anti-inflammatory cytokine IL-10 in the COPD+Exe and Exe groups (Figures 1(d), 1(e), 1(f), 1(g), 1(h), and 1(i)).
However, total cholesterol and triglycerides were significantly lower for the EXE group compared to the SED group.
In addition to Standard licensing, the company also offers Premier licensing, allowing generated EXE files to run on up to 100 additional computers.
"SSA GT is the first company serving the mid-market industry that is positioned to offer best-of-breed solutions, such as EXE, that can extend the value of ERP systems, provide a lower cost of ownership and create significant business value for our customers."
EXE marketing director Steven Buckley said, "Britons were estimated to have spent around pounds 18bn on Christmas presents this year and we believe that over 3pc - pounds 660m worth of goods - will be returned.
(LAD612) RAY HOOD, CEO of EXE TECHNOLOGIES INC (EXE), describes the company's business and its background; prospects for the industry, with positive and negative trends; competitive threats; strategic opportunities for the firm including its marketing plans and acquisition potential; management strength and organization; and the financial prospects of the firm looking forward.
EXE Technologies have introduced Exceed Optimize, which is a software product that enables companies to evaluate and apply alternate product placement, layout and staffing stratagies in a warehouse.
EXE: Updated File Manager for Windows95: http://premium.microsoft.com/support/downloads/dp2902.asp ftp://ftp.miscrosoft.com/Softlib/MSLFILES/W95FILUP.EXE