allocation unit


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Noun1.allocation unit - a group of sectors on a magnetic disk that can be reserved for the use of a particular fileallocation unit - a group of sectors on a magnetic disk that can be reserved for the use of a particular file
computer memory unit - a unit for measuring computer memory
sector - the minimum track length that can be assigned to store information; unless otherwise specified a sector of data consists of 512 bytes
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The allocation unit toranlagen_i includes the delivery and installation of a roll-up door and a staging gate with fire protection requirements in the east component.
UK-based Legal & General Investment Management has strengthened its asset allocation unit with two new appointments from French group, BNP Paribas Investment Partners (BNPP.
aACA[yen] Benoit Chervalier, Head of the Resource Mobilization and Allocation Unit at the African Development Bank, said: aACoeWe are hopeful that even more African countries will be able to contribute to the Fund, particularly as ADF beneficiary countries transition to become middle-income economies.
Through its Allocation Unit, this group allocates based on specific instructions issued by other government agencies, including the type of business and its impact on the kingdom's economy, the business's energy efficiency, the business's added value to the Saudi economy and Saudisation.