external table

external table

[ek′stərn·əl ′tā·bəl]
(computer science)
A table whose data are located outside a computer program, usually in a separate file.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The opening through the internal table being larger than that through the external table. The track of the ball was full of clotted blood and contained several little fragments of bone with a small piece of the bail near its external orifice.
For extra heavy dies, an external table was installed making it easier to move the dies ergonomically.
Using an external table of HFTP rates could provide a simplistic means for your MCIF to calculate the net interest income for your products.
In a traditional model, continuous additions and deletions of features and other data sometimes produce orphan records--data in an external table without an associated graphic feature.
Guests are advised to arrive early to secure the best spots and external tables can be reserved online via www.allertonmanorgolfclub.com The event is strictly for over 18s.
So this gives the street a unique character, it is our intention to utilise this feature for external tables to offer relaxed 'al fresco' dining - weather permitting."
Beginning with the basics of database system concepts and theory and the fundamentals of SQL, it describes the architecture itself, and proceeds into details of everyday database activities: security, data loading, export and import, remote data access, searches and external tables, flashback and replay.
It also sells a large amount of hot and cold drinks to takeaway or to be enjoyed within the premises or one of the external tables.

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