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tag

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1. an electronic device worn, usually on the wrist or ankle, by an offender serving a noncustodial sentence, which monitors the offender's whereabouts by means of a link to a central computer through the telephone system
2. a brief quotation, esp one in a foreign language
3. the contrastingly coloured tip to an animal's tail
4. Angling a strand of tinsel, wire, etc., tied to the body of an artificial fly
5. Slang a graffito consisting of a nickname or personal symbol

tag

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1. a children's game in which one player chases the others in an attempt to catch one of them who will then become the chaser
2. denoting or relating to a wrestling contest between two teams of two wrestlers, in which only one from each team may be in the ring at one time. The contestant outside the ring may change places with his team-mate inside the ring after touching his hand

tag

[′tag]
(computer science)
A unit of information used as a label or marker.
The symbol written in the location field of an assembly-language coding form, and used to define the symbolic address of the data or instruction written on that line.
(nucleonics)

tag

1. In roofing, a sheet-metal strip which is folded over and used as a wedge for holding metallic sheeting in a masonry joint.
2. A temporary sign, usually attached to a piece of equipment or part of a structure, to warn of existing or potential hazards.

tag

(language, text)
An SGML, HTML, or XML token representing the beginning (start tag: "<p ...>") or end (end tag: "</p>") of an element. In normal SGML syntax (and always in XML), a tag starts with a "<" and ends with an ">".

In HTML jargon, the term "tag" is often used for an "element".

tag

(1) A topic identifier. See hashtag.

(2) A code used in a markup language. See tagged text, HTML tag, character tag and paragraph tag.

(3) See RFID tag and smart tags.

(4) A set of bits or characters that identifies various conditions about data in a file and is often found in the header records of such files. This type of tag identifies the entire file, and the tags occupy predefined locations in the header rather than embedded throughout the file.

(5) A name (label, mnemonic) assigned to a data structure, such as a field or record. See XML document.

(6) A descriptive field in a music or video file. See ID3 tag.

(7) A field that identifies the contents of a data record. See key field.

(8) A brass pin on a terminal block that is connected to a wire by soldering or wire wrapping.
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'The tuna are handled as gently as possible, and the tagging involves transferring the fish to the tagging boat for a short period of time where a hose is immediately placed in the fish's mouth to provide lots of sea water and sufficient oxygen.
A 3mm hole was drilled into the top shell of each oyster, approximately 10 mm in from the growing edge, using an electric rotary tool (Dremel 8200 10.8 V cordless rotary tool) and a t-bar tag was inserted into the hole using a standard tagging gun (Avery Dennison), taking care not to inject the tag into the soft tissues of the oyster.
Previous works have summarized the approach and proposed to model social tagging systems as tripartite hypergraphs [13]-[15].
Tom plays an active role in the tagging and review process because he wants to make sure his company "gets the tagging right the first time" with a benefit of increasing efficiency and productivity of the overall XBRL process.
Consistent with the guide's listing, the tagging practices of 15 discovery tools and 37 major ILSs had been investigated on their tagging capabilities.
* By social tagging, resources are tagged from the viewpoint of the public, who categorize them by a familiar and sharable vocabulary.
Participants in APQC's Open Standards Benchmarking with RFID tagging strategies were asked to select up to three of five possible benefits that they believed would result from implementing an RFID tagging strategy.
The ruggedized TAGAT tags are tested to SAE AS5678 standards for flyable parts, are compatible with ATA Spec 2000 for RFID tagging, and are interoperable with all standard UHF Gen2 readers.
Social tagging only involves files or webpages that the user and colleagues have already viewed or created.
And it exposed staff at leading tagging firm Serco taking short-cuts and allegedly falsifying records to meet Home Office targets.
It also exposed staff at leading tagging firm Serco taking short-cuts and allegedly falsifying records to meet Home Office targets.