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control break

[kən′trōl ‚brāk]
(computer science)
A key change which takes place in a control data field, especially in the execution of a report program.
A suspension of computer operation that is accomplished by simultaneously depressing the control key and the break key.

control break

A change of category used to trigger a subtotal. For example, if data are subtotalled by state, a control break occurs when NJ changes to NM. See also Ctrl-Break.
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For example, the job of FGF21 is to control break down of fat, whether it is stored or just eaten." (ANI)
The King's Cross fire saw his control break - he covered his face and wept while viewing the horror of the underground inferno.
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If the pair of commands is used, be sure to place the {BREAKON} command at a spot in the macro where the control break sequence will not result in significant problems.
Only in high frequency applications does impedance control break down with the epoxy seal because of dielectric constant differences between cable insulations and epoxy.
Reporting can only be interpreted via the control breaks and groupings of well-understood values appearing in expected columns.
The south Atlantic high pressure was still the dominant force but as the sea temperature rises incrementally, this control breaks down, and eventually it heralds the start of the main rain season.
"This control breaks down in obesity - the system appears not to work - and we don't really know why this happens," said Dr Williams, speaking at the British Science Festival at the University of Aberdeen.
"We found that when you apply nootkatone, it doesn't last more than 3 days in the field before control breaks down," says Stafford.
Hardin's Tragedy of the Commons happens when local control breaks down.
This complex, regulated system of eating and weight control breaks down spontaneously in some people.
This complex system of eating and weight control breaks down spontaneously in some people.