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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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It's to perform for others and to give something to others.
The length of time necessary to perform this brick-level backup is four to eight times the time it takes to perform a full backup.
Lastly, rather than enumerating specific types of procedures, thus appearing to limit what the auditor should perform, the standard calls for the performance of "audit procedures" in the gathering of "appropriate audit evidence.
Firms performing audits for the first time, or those that perform such services only occasionally, may have a higher risk of noncompliance with professional standards because of lack of experience.
Although she continued to manage her chiropractic business, Hangarter could no longer perform adjustments, so she hired other chiropractors to treat her patients and filed a claim for disability benefits.
Leaving it on the beach when they're guarding on the raft is of no use to them if they have to perform a rescue.
Perform all curling exercises, regardless of the implement used, through a full-range of motion.
Perform an anterior partial adenoidectomy, a superior adenoidectomy, or a lateral adenoidectomy.
If a non-compete provision is included, the contract should expressly authorize the individual to otherwise perform services for others and to offer her services to the general public, subject to the limitations imposed by the non-compete clause.
It is highly probable that institutions and medical staffs that fail to perform these activities in a satisfactory manner will regret their decisions, possibly too late.
The definition of qualified is, "an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the employment position.
Students are able to perform works that would otherwise be too challenging for an apprentice group.