extension mechanism

extension mechanism

[ik′sten·chən ‚mek·ə‚niz·əm]
(computer science)
One of the components of an extensible language which allows the definition of new language features in terms of the primitive facilities of the base language.
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The extending dining table and six chairs offers a clever extension mechanism with internal storage making this a beautifully practical addition to a busy home.
When the effort on pulling slider tendons is released the fingers extend due to passive extension mechanism implemented on each finger.
The judge in the case said: "These milestones should be viewed as enforceable legal duties rather than optimal, idealistic goals." She added that the department's proposed extension mechanism would allow it to "proceed at its own rate without any safeguards for Washington or enforcement by the court".
Its telescoping system consists of a two-stage hydraulic cylinder with a rope extension mechanism that allows the boom to be extended in two application-specific telescoping modes: strong and long.
Enhancements to KML s Extension Mechanism, allowing for the direct use of XML content from third-party schemas.
The headband adjusts quite well to any head size and the extension mechanism looks sturdy.
The main contributions of this paper are the analysis for the safety of the wired standardized control network and the proposed safety extension mechanism for wireless control networks, which are meaningful to improve the safety for smart grid.
The effectiveness of extension mechanism can be determined by the fact that high rank officers also devote time to the field to provide farmers with their insights (Inayat et al.
(3) At the time of patellectomy, a transverse incision and repair of the extension mechanism has been recommended because it is shown to result in a 15% decrease in quadriceps strength compared to a longitudinal incision which resulted in a 40% decrease.
The agricultural extension mechanism is becoming dependent on IT to provide appropriate and location specific technologies for the farmers to polish timely and proficient advice to the farmers.
Extension mechanism to accommodate specialized diagnostic content pertaining to a broad range of diagnostic methods and body sites.