dependent segment

dependent segment

[di′pen·dənt ′seg·mənt]
(computer science)
In a database management system, a block of data that depends on data at a higher level for its full meaning.

dependent segment

In database management, data that depends on data in a higher level for its full meaning.
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Because of this reckless vote-buying, the neighboring country is left with massive losses, a destabilized, artificially skewed commodity market, and an increasingly dependent segment of its population relying on a populist scheme that is already falling apart.
2) Requiring all long-term care facilities and chronic-care facilities to meet a strict quality standard of oral health care would assure dental hygiene for the most dependent segment of the elderly and mentally ill populations.
The dependency ratio of a population represents the number or proportion of individuals in the dependent segment of the population divided by the number or proportion of individuals in the working population times 100.
The highly dependent segment of the welfare population - about 432,000 families - poses a real challenge.
Arsenic market is a highly dependent segment of the global economy - the material is recovered from processing of nonferrous ores or concentrates and is a byproduct of gold mining from orpiment and realgar.
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