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allocate

[′a·lō‚kāt]
(computer science)
To place a portion of a computer memory or a peripheral unit under control of a computer program, through the action of an operator, program instruction, or executive program.
(industrial engineering)
To assign a portion of a resource to an activity.

allocate

To reserve a resource such as memory or storage. See memory allocation.
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The list is part of the Responsible Asset Allocators Initiative at Bretton Woods II, which operates within New America to help large asset allocators reduce risks and optimize returns through strategic investments in responsible investing and sustainable development.
By considering the tire adhesive limits, a reconfigurable control allocator redistributes the generalized forces/moment so as to minimize the tire workloads among other vehicle actuators which are still in use.
The tickers for the Asset Allocator Fund and Defender Funds are as follows: Absolute Capital Asset Allocator Fund -- Class A Shares: AAMAX; Investor Class Shares: AAMCX; Absolute Capital Defender Fund -- Class A Shares: ACMAX; Investor Class Shares: ACMDX.
"Working in close conjunction with a number of operators led us to create our Multiscreen Resource Allocator to simplify one of the biggest day-to-day operational challenges in multiscreen, the management of the increasingly large number of profiles a thriving multiscreen service needs to cover," said Carl Walter Holst, CEO of Appear TV.
They focus on factors directly related to allocation decisions, such as the intentions behind those decisions, the consequences of those decisions on the allocators and the recipients, and the expectation of how the recipients will respond to those decisions.
Control allocator Mel Murphy, 38, from Pontypool * She wears: Ted Baker dress, pounds 89, and shoes, pounds 90 She says: "I love the metallic look and it's very on trend at the moment so my eye was automatically drawn to this dress.
When these claimants are subsequently denied coverage by Medicare, they may resort to extra-contractual actions against the primary payers as well as the allocators who prepared the files.
A machine allocator module provides for dynamic allocation and modification of specific computing resources to groups, departments, and organizations.
To choose between different register allocation decisions, the register allocator needs a cost model.
All information such as flight schedule and updates, cargo bookings, details such as weight, ULD numbers, cargo deadlines, plus staff and equipment details such as qualifications, IDs, shifts, availability, as well as service and engagement standards, are kept in a single system to support the allocator.
The game requires two players: an 'allocator' and a 'receiver.' A sum of money, usually $10, is given to the allocator to split between herself and the receiver.(1) However, the receiver has the option of accepting or rejecting the amount offered.
Should payers adopt the same policy and thus implicitly participate in the role of allocator of scarce resources?