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linker

[′liŋ·kər]
(cell and molecular biology)

linker

(programming, tool)
(link editor, linkage editor, link loader) A program that combines one or more files containing object code from separately compiled program modules into a single file containing loadable or executable code

This process involves resolving references between the modules and fixing the relocation information used by the operating system kernel when loading the file into memory to run it.

Under Unix, the linker is called "ld" and object files have filename extension .o (object), .so (shared object), or .lib (library), and the resulting executable is called "a.out" by default.

linker

A utility program that connects a compiled or assembled program to a particular environment. Also known as a "link editor," the linker unites references between program modules and libraries of subroutines. Its output is a load module, which is executable code ready to run in the computer. See executable code and bind.
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We believe that their expertise in ADCs will allow us together to fully capitalise on the significant potential of Nervianos next generation drug linker technologies to develop the ADCs that are clearly needed to improve the lives of patients with cancer.
Countering claims that solid-phase organic synthesis died with its champion Robert Bruce Merrifield in 2006, scientists from North America, Europe, and China introduce the technique and the earlier traditional linker units, then explore the current state-of-the-art multifunctional linker units that are being applied in diversity-oriented synthesis, chemical genetics, focused library preparation, and other growing fields.
Hynes fails to prove that Christian conservatives are the persecuted majority he thinks they are, while Linker is persuasive about the aggressive agenda of the religious right.
That's exaggerated and alarmist, like much else in this tendentious book; yet Linker gets the basic political outlines fight.
I am certainly not attracted to the drearily platitudinous liberal secularism that Linker has now apparently adopted as his political "philosophy," but neither am I an adherent of the "theoconservatism" that Linker attributes--with a variable degree of accuracy--to Neuhaus and his circle (unless mere hostility to the "culture of death" is enough to earn one membership).
Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Lori Linker of Portland; three sons, Karry of Deerfield, N.
In the present study, we use Fluorescein Solution SRM[R] 1932, a NIST fluorescence standard reference solution, as the primary standard, and focus on the spectral properties of beads labeled with fluorescein with different linker lengths, fluorescein-labeled antibodies, and biological cells such as leukocytes and lymphocytes stained with fluorescein-labeled antibodies.
Linker, who replaces the retiring James Lytle, said newspapers need to give marketers new ideas about using them "and demonstrate their place in a mixed media [buy].
Often, the girls visit the center, a quaint home in old Newhall, because they think they are pregnant and want to get free screening and advice, Linker said.
announces today the addition of the DEACOM document linker to the DEACOM Integrated Accounting and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software System.
The complex memory organisation required when virtual memory translation is being used or when the fast context switch extension is in operation necessitates the use of a linker script to specify the detailed code and data layout of the target system.