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noun catalogue, computer base of inforration, computer file, computer storage, memory Generally: cyberspace, record, records, registry
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Finally, Industry Express is the newest business database from IAC and features unprecedented timeliness, combining a rolling 30 days' content from leading trade and business publications in PROMT, Trade & Industry Database, Newsletter Database, and Computer Database at or near the time of their original publication.
Our Congress and the Library of Congress generate two computer databases called LEGIS and SCORPIO, respectively.
Computer databases can be wonderfully helpful in locating published materials about deafness.
There are numerous differences from one to another in file structure: PROMT and Computer Database have full text and abstracts; Newsletter Database has full text only; Trade & Industry has full text, abstracts, and citations.
They searched a public computer database that contains information about expressed sequence tags (ESTs), short spans of DNA that represent portions of genes.
The fact that my experience occurred on the Computer Database (File 275 on DIALOG) is a twist of fate.
Some of these surveys are nothing more than drive-by counts; others are tree-by-tree inventories that enter information such as size, condition, and maintenance needs into a computer database.
Container information is stored in an on-board computer database that transmits the data via wireless communication modems such as cellular or satellite back to logistics planners on a regular basis.
The Student and Exchange Visitor Information System requires colleges and universities to document each foreign student's name, local address, enrollment status and other information in a centralized computer database.
There is an increasing need to convert fiche files into databases," he said, "not only because of the superiority of computer database retrieval, but because many older fiche and film files are starting to deteriorate.
of the University of California, San Francisco, the team used specialized software to search a computer database depicting structural images of thousands of existing drugs, looking for molecules with just the right shape to bind and inhibit the activity of a key HIV enzyme.
Our diagrams and databases must be accurate, standards must be employed, and usage policies must be communicated," said Stefania Scott, senior computer database specialist, University of Arizona.

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