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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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From a clinical standpoint, these results highlight the importance of including effective prompting strategies (i.
Anna rarely played with toys without adult prompting and often was alone in the book or music areas of the classroom turning the pages of books or playing musical instruments.
After conducting the probe trial for each of the three stimuli in a given set, the training session began with that set of stimuli using the prompting strategy assigned to that set.
Knowledge of the seven signs tended to be better in women than men in both the prompted and unprompted formats, but prompting had a significant effect for both men and women for all seven signs (see Table 2).
Sutherland and Friedman (2000) made the point that when prompting by brand, it is inappropriate to require only a yes/no answer to the question ('Have you seen any advertising for Brand X on TV recently?
A completely successful active-meter system requires more than just a particular method of prompting, and the process of judging that overall success is much more complex than I can do justice to here.
The relationship between communicative responses and prompting continues to be an area worthy of further study.
Weiss said the federal directive helped solidify his concerns about issues of public trust, prompting him to write the letter to Hahn.
With the system of least prompts and most-to-least prompting, Glendenning, Adams, and Stemberg (1983) and Walls, Crist, Sienicki, and Grant i 98 1) trained students for a specific number of trials or minutes rather than to criterion; therefore, no effectiveness statements can be made.
With these most recent additions to its suite of products, Autocue is the only company to offer the television industry a single solution for all transmission, newsroom, scripting and prompting requirements.
Using the same modifiable typing interface to generate self-explanations, Group SEFP and Group SERP could also be regarded as experimental groups on this issue, although the prompting effect was involved.
The purpose of this study was to extend the concept of within-stimulus prompting (Schreibman, 1975) for use in an early intervention classroom to occasion play with previously low-contact toys in previously low-contact centers for two children.