EXEC

(redirected from execs)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Idioms.

EXEC

(language)
An early batch language for the IBM VM/CMS systems.

[SC19-6209 Virtual Machine/ System Product CMS Command and Macro Reference, Appendix F. CMS EXEC Control Statements].

exec

(2)
/eg-zek'/ <operating system> 1. execute.

A synonym for chain derived from the Unix "exec" system call.

Unix manual page: execve(2).

2. (Obsolete) executive.

The mainstream "exec" as an abbreviation for (human) executive is *not* used. To a hacker, an "exec" is a always a program, never a person.

3. At IBM and VM/CMS shops, the equivalent of a shell command file.

4. <operating system> The innermost kernel of the Amiga operating system which provides shared-library support, device interface, memory management, CPU management, basic IPC, and the basic structures for OS extension. The rest of the Amiga OS (windowing, file system, third-party extensions, etc.) is built using these structures.
References in periodicals archive ?
Highlights of this Summit include a behind-the-scenes tour of the Microsoft Headquarters of the Envisioning Center and the Digital Crimes Unit, the release of the Customer Experience Management Benchmark Series 2015 Consumer Edition Report, and a Post Summit Workshop, hosted by Execs In The Know and COPC Inc.
Exec Digital is a leading digital media source of news and content for C-level executives across the world.
If they choose to, most communicators can be that advocate, educating senior execs on employee information needs.
Well-run companies require chairman, chief exec and finance director to be able to work together as a team.
That should come as good news for some Sony execs, who were jittery following reports that Berman would join his former Warner Bros.
Studio Execs will join us for discussions and panels.
Roughly seven in ten point to restrictions on businesses which prevent them from creating more jobs (73% execs vs.
2) By their position; senior execs have already earned the right to use people's time.