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merge

[mərj]
(computer science)
To create an ordered set of data by combining properly the contents of two or more sets of data, each originally ordered in the same manner as the output data set. Also known as mesh.

merge

To combine two separate sets of data into one set. The resulting data may be in their original order or resequenced by key field or some other attribute of the data. See merge sort and merge purge. See also mail merge and concatenate.
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The Merge Cube, which won the "Most Unique Product" award at CES 2017, is compatible with iOS and Android smartphones.
NSF Merge software is one example that can be showcased to prove the same.
Merge is a provider of clinical systems and innovations that seek to transform healthcare.
Merge Healthcare showcased its industry-leading 64-bit capabilities in Fusion PACS GL, which enables the easy and simultaneous loading of thousands of images, allowing radiologists to quickly read very large studies with multiple relevant prior studies, regardless of size.
Chavez has leveraged Merge eMed's offerings to optimize the system as a marketing tool, including quick, easy customization of the interface with West Coast's brand, and use of direct mail materials from the Referring Practice Portal Marketing Toolkit.
We now add the merge fields that allow you to personalize the message.
According to the ruling, Target would merge with, and into, the SMLLC (for valid business reasons) under the state General Corporation Law and Limited Liability Company Act, with the SMLLC surviving.
said he sees no problem when a religious hospital merges with a for-profit facility.
If a corporation conducting a retailing operation with 20 stores merges into another corporation and 5 of the stores are closed after the merger, as would not be at all uncommon, can one say that the "business" has survived?
There are a number of states that would like to merge black colleges with white ones, or submerge them underneath them," says Samuel L.
On the other hand, it is easy to merge in place using only a constant amount of additional space by heap-sorting, but at a cost of O(n log n) time.