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data acquisition

(1) The automatic collection of data from sensors and readers in a factory, laboratory, medical or scientific environment.

(2) The gathering of source data for data entry into the computer.

data administrator

A person who coordinates activities within the data administration department. Also called a "database analyst." See data administration and system development life cycle.

desk accessory

In the Mac, a program that is always available from the Apple menu no matter what application is running. Beginning with System 7, all applications can be turned into desk accessories.
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(Black River, Songbo), a river in China and the Democratic Republic of Vietnam; a right tributary and the largest tributary of the Hong River. The Da River is about 1,000 km long. Its source is in the Yunnan highlands, from which it flows primarily through a deep valley from northwest to southeast. The river overflows its banks during the monsoons of summer and fall. Rice is grown in its lower basin. The city of Hoa-binh (Democratic Republic of Vietnam) is on the Da.

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The companies favorably assisted by the singular commitment of the Queens district attorney to root out auto insurance fraud read like a who's who of auto insurance writers: Clarendon, Tri-State Consumer, State farm and Allstate, among many others.
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Vance will appear unopposed on the ballot in next month's election, but former Brooklyn District Attorney candidate Marc Fliedner has mounted a (http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2017/10/scandal-plagued-cy-vance-suddenly-has-a-write-in-challenger.html) write-in campaign in response to the recent controversies. On Friday, attorney Peter Gleason (http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/longtime-critic-cy-vance-joins-manhattan-da-race-article-1.3560482) also announced a write-in campaign . 
The new facility, which measures more than 17,000 s/f houses more than 75 fulltime staff members, including assistant district attorneys assigned to a specialized investigative bureau focused on cybercrime and identity theft, NYPD investigators embedded within the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, and multiple teams of analysts, including cyber intelligence analysts, forensic analysts, and cell site analysts.
In addition to overseeing all felony prosecutions in Worcester Superior Court and mentoring young assistant district attorneys, Mr.
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According to information made available on the government transparency website, SeeThroughNY.net, Deputy District Attorney Doreen Hoffman earns $106,059 a year for her services, tying her with Deputy DA Theodore Brenner as the highest paid member of Violante's staff.
Glass said that under a deal with the district attorney's office, the case would be dismissed if the actor provides proof he has completed the service requirement by August 31.
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Gibson's high-powered criminal lawyer Blair Berk was allowed by the Los Angeles District Attorney to have a two-hour meeting with Deputy District Attorney John Lynch at the Airport Courthouse.

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