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collate

[′kä‚lāt]
(computer science)
To combine two or more similarly ordered sets of values into one set that may or may not have the same order as the original sets.
(graphic arts)
To assemble in proper sequence all the sheets, signatures, or insertions for a printed piece.
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Despite this all the inverters co-ordinate with the servos on the collating section.
He said: "With the warehouse completed and the new printing and collating equipment now in place we look forward to appointing a new editor to develop our English language list and bindery staff to assist with our ever growing commercial printing service.
The system makes it much easier to identify ships posing problems by collating all available data.
The old manual pacing process included manually matching invoice with product; hand collating literature; inserting product, invoice, and literature in a slipping pacage; and hand applying a shipping label.
Furthermore, the typical method of report production for property managers involves timely manual processing and working with each individual program needed to prepare specific reports, as well as bursting, decollating, duplicating and collating -- in short, a massive paper job.
Collating this information with two-dimensional images led to the deduction of the connected structure of the filament.
The printers couldn't keep up, and employees spent hours printing materials and manually collating them.
Prequalification are invited for Request for Pre-Qualification of Vendors for Bookbinding, Collating and Folding, Term Contract
SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON -- Following on from the highly successful launch of their defence division, visiongain are proud to announce their presence at Farnborough International 2006, collating the official statistics for the air show.
Contract notice: Generating, collecting, collating, synthesising and analysing evidence supporting preparatory work for evidence-based scientific assessment in EFSA.
The new collating and wrapping system receives the cartons of teabags from the production line, turns them on end, collates them on a tray, glues the tray and then provides an overall shrink wrap, doubling the flexibility compared with their current machine.