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prompt

1. Commerce
a. the time limit allowed for payment of the debt incurred by purchasing goods or services on credit
b. the contract specifying this time limit
c. a memorandum sent to a purchaser to remind him of the time limit and the sum due
2. an aid to the operator of a computer in the form of a question or statement that appears on the screen showing that the equipment is ready to proceed and indicating the options available

prompt

[prämpt]
(computer science)
A message or format displayed on the screen of a computer terminal that requires the user to respond in some way before processing can continue.

prompt

A message displayed on screen that requests action from the user, such as "Enter Employee Name" or "Press 1 to Continue."

Command Prompts Are Brief
Command-driven systems do not offer a menu and require that users know the commands beforehand and type them in correctly spelled. When ready to accept the next command, they display a simple prompt such as the dollar sign ($) in Unix and Linux. In the DOS command line, the prompt is the drive letter, folder name and right arrow (>); for example: c:\backup>. The command line prompt in dBASE is nothing more than a single dot (.).
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This study seeks to determine the effect of Andrews' (1980) three Structured Divergent prompt designs coupled with concept mapping on student knowledge construction in an online graduate course.
Waze, the free, real-time crowdsourced traffic and navigation app, has provided custom voice prompts that have thrilled and delighted Wazers on their daily drives for years.
Esh Group Chief Executive, Brian Manning, is a keen advocate of prompt payment.
The current study investigated these two issues, prompt rate and reinforcement rate, across two experiments.
Prompt 2: What evidence does the author give to support the main idea?
Anyone who takes on the prompt job will be needed at rehearsals from the second week in January through to the end of production week.
Unprompted pretense behaviors were those occurring without a prompt in the previous 5 s.
In order to ensure that the child did not receive more assistance than needed, a probe trial was conducted to determine the appropriate prompt level.
Consider finding the following responses to the checking, savings, or credit card prompt in a data log:
The RMDAS North Midwest region (which includes mills in Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois and northwestern Indiana), showed the steepest decline, with mills there paying $26 per ton less for Prompt Industrial grades, $17 per ton less for shredded scrap and $12 per less for No.
The first category of WBPT that a college instructor could use to set up his or her learning environment and to prompt students to self-regulate is content creation and delivery tools.
Additional prompt sets guide the student's focused assessment and intervention.