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input area

[′in‚pu̇t ‚er·ē·ə]
(computer science)
A section of internal storage reserved for storage of data or instructions received from an input unit such as cards or tape. Also known as input block; input storage.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

input area

A reserved segment of memory that is used to accept data from a peripheral device. Same as buffer.
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Finally, it is easier to create a macro that erases old input when the input area is limited to one worksheet area.
LT: I think it's probably that you can take a group of companies which are in so many ways fierce competitors and also active in the traditional crop input area -- knowing they won't see some payback in biotechnology for quite a while -- and find a common belief in this technology to the point that they're willing to hang together.
The input area should include only information that may be changed when the file is accessed.
"Our hands are often injured first, because we throw them up to protect other parts of the body, especially the face and head." Not only are they the body's front line of defense, but almost one-third of the brain's sensory input area is devoted exclusively to the hands.
In a similar manner, data maintained in an accounting system, such as Quicken, can be moved to the appropriate input area on the spreadsheet.
Glass input area for all three of the major applications for large-sized TFT-LCD--desktop monitor, TV and notebook PC--fell by double digits, with 19%, 13% and 17% declines QoQ, respectively, resulting from the current low panel prices and an unclear outlook on market demand.