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(1) The parts of a program that reserve space for user data. When the program is running, those reserved data areas wind up being allocated in memory until the program is exited. See program.

(2) The part of a network packet that holds the user messages. Contrast with the header and, if used, the trailer, which delineate the packet and describe the attributes of the protocol. See TCP/IP abc's.
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The geographic information system (GIS) is a valuable tool for geotechnical engineers, not only for non- data area prediction but also used to interpret the complex data area with reliability and accuracy [1].
On the one hand, demand is drastically growing in the data area. Since last year, the quantity of data in the mobile communications networks has doubled.
The number of logical blocks allocated to a data area can be adjusted up or down in individ-ual block units.
This data can be shredded/ deleted if necessary and no other application can access this data area unless the corporate policy allows it.
* data area management--allows IT to define, manage and secure into content storage systems;
25 mins LESSON 1 central processor, cores, bits, bytes, storing data, check bit, parity, words, addresses, flow charts, program area, data area, op codes, op code chart, three address system, machine coding.
Add the BinaryStatus field to the Data area of the pivot table.
All firm members who create work product must be trained to save their work into the networked Data area in the appropriate locations.
The UCR Program's Supplementary Homicide Report (SHR) data, presented in the expanded homicide data area of this Web publication, provides information regarding the age, sex, and race of the murder victim and the offender; the type of weapon used in the murder; the relationship of the victim to the offender; and the circumstance surrounding the incident.
Displayed data corresponds to the selection made from a row of tabs running above the data area. These tabs change as selection is made from a row of large buttons immediately above the tabs, labeled Main, Income, Activities and Adjustments.
He came up with the idea of applying a clear plastic film to CDs in order to protect the data area from scratches and spillages.

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