minor control data

minor control data

[′mīn·ər kən′trōl ‚dad·ə]
(computer science)
Control data which are at the least significant level used, or which are used to sort records into the smallest groups used; for example, if control data are used to specify state, town, and street, then the data specifying street would be minor control data.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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