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service routine

[′sər·vəs rü‚tēn]
(computer science)
A section of a computer code that is used in so many different jobs that it cannot belong to any one job.
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(i) Iwrite([field.sub.1]): responsible for sending the [field.sub.1]'s write request to the background service routine. The function will return as soon as the request is successfully sent.
This enables engineers and managers to monitor machine status, trace fault by historical trend, while managing service routines and the knowledge library--anytime, anywhere.
* Simplified maintenance: Longer service intervals, highly accessible components and optimized service routines.
The specific examples and insights are key for any business that would improve their customer service routines.
Another example is Robin Leidner's study of service routines at a McDonald's restaurant.
Fixed interval and programmable interval timer resources enable commonly embedded tasks such as time-of-day computation, data-logging for system service routines, and periodic servicing of timesensitive external devices.
The Voice Navigation System transforms the caller's voice request into data format and enables location-specific service routines such as Nortel's National Directory Assistance Service which can provide nearby business searches and others which deliver driving directions, call completion and eCoupon delivery to develop suitable responses.
Thus, your service provider should use service routines that are designed to examine, adjust, lubricate, and renew components before they fail from normal wear.
But he was impatient with many service routines. While an officer, he wrote books on defence policy and on the Far East.

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