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contiguous

Adjacent or touching. Contrast with fragmentation. See contiguous file.
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--Retrieve k = O(m) arbitrary characters from a string X[1, m] stored contiguously on the disk, that is, given a list of indices [i.sub.1], [i.sub.2], ..., [i.sub.k] possibly with duplicates, the output is the list X[[i.sub.1]], X[[i.sub.2]], ..., X[[i.sub.k]].
A record comprises all of an entity's data items, stored contiguously. The concept of the record originates with and is best exemplified by the punched card.
Venter went on to found the privately funded Institute for Genomic Research that has successfully sequenced the entire genomes of three microorganisms and has conducted many other successful sequencing efforts; Hood's groups, first at Caltech and then at the University of Washington, went on to sequence the T cell receptor region, among the largest contiguously sequenced expanses of human DNA.
However, all individuals see things differently based on experiences and interpretation, causing the brain to distort circumstances by filling in gaps, grouping things contiguously, and emphasizing or ignoring specific factors.
From the beginning, the stores spread contiguously from town to town, acquiring an almost palpable grasp on middle America.
A variant of the test is also applied to nonindustrial societies, that is, populations that contiguously inhabit a territory, speak a common language and contain political units of various levels of aggregation (e.g., bands, villages, districts).
While this is not a particularly novel finding, of specific interest is that interregional effects are not necessarily proportional to distance nor spread contiguously. Atlantic City casino gambling has had a significant negative influence on the growth of Nevada's gambling industry accompanied by a reduction in state gaming tax collections.
ASCS, on the other hand, partitions the land according to the presence of commodity crops grown contiguously by one client.
Changing the direction of the transmitted signal, when contiguously multiplexing with directional filters, is not as straightforward.
Sessions may be delivered contiguously or during the course of the school year.
It will be initially rolled out in urban areas, mainly in Metro Manila, where Globe's tower infrastructure is more contiguously built.