in-line procedure

in-line procedure

[′in ¦līn prə′sē·jər]
(computer science)
A short body of coding or instruction which accomplishes some purpose.
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Differently from literature, they quoted a significant effect of the optical glass strain birefringence in the total signal response, developing an in-line procedure to discount its contribution.
The feature-rich functionality of Eden includes greatly expanded support for batch processes with version 4.0 now providing full support for MVS JCL concepts and constructs such as in-line procedures, complete return code checking, as well as full support for batch utilities such as IDCAMS, and SORT/MERGE.