active application


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Noun1.active application - an application that is currently running and in the foregroundactive application - an application that is currently running and in the foreground
application program, applications programme, application - a program that gives a computer instructions that provide the user with tools to accomplish a task; "he has tried several different word processing applications"
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Calvert [4] emphasizes the need to quantify the processing demands of an active application in a context where such demands can vary greatly from one node to another, and he suggests using RISC (Reduced Instruction Set Computer) cycles as a unit to express processing demands.
Effective learning requires not only acquisition but also active application of knowledge, skills, and processes.
In the active application, hold down Command and double click on a background window's title bar to collapse it without making it active.
1 specification has reportedly moved the technology into a number of active application markets.
With progress so far hampered by technical and pricing issues, Bluetooth is starting to blossom into a number of active application markets.
Perhaps the most intriguing development is knowledge management (KM), which relates to cultivating and drawing on tacit knowledge; fostering information sharing among employees; finding new and better ways to make fresh, pertinent information available when and where needed; and fostering the active application of knowledge for the strategic advantage of the organization.
The trouble with most of today's Macs and PCs is that the active application is usually in front of the inactive applications - those in the background.
Hold sub specialty board certification in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) or that applicant is in the active application process for board certification in emergency medicine issued by a national organization recognized by the Office of EMS.
An important component of each chapter is the selection of problems for the student given at the conclusion which require active application of the design principles.
With the touch of a button, the Task Manager allows users to switch to any active application.
Copy an unknown word or phrase from an active application (web browser, email) to the clipboard, then switch back to the dictionary for automatic translation.
The main objective of the project is to set policy on RP ARAKO through active application of principles within their internal processes.