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Noun1.data format - the organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)data format - the organization of information according to preset specifications (usually for computer processing)
info, information - a message received and understood
high-level formatting - (computer science) the format for the root directory and the file allocation tables and other basic configurations
initialisation, initialization, low-level formatting - (computer science) the format of sectors on the surface of a hard disk drive so that the operating system can access them and setting a starting position
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Share ACL Projects with international colleagues regardless of language or data format, saving time and increasing data access.
Companies that participate in the voluntary program's new test group will furnish to the SEC financial data contained in their periodic and investment company reports in XBRL format for at least one year and provide feedback on their experiences, including the costs and benefits associated with reporting in the interactive data format.
Mainly enabled by NEC's newly developed, proprietary image data format technology, the viewer achieves the speedy display of images on a mobile phone.
Based on the ArrayExpress database structure and Minimum Information About a Microarray Experiment (or MIAME) data format standards, Tox-MIAMExpress will be available to the public early in 2004, and will contain all of the data generated by the committee's research collaborations.
This special-purpose hardware device handles all the protocol conversion, data format conversion and rules-based routing of information necessary to support business-integration needs.
4--Compilation of Loan Data, under 4(a) Data Format and Itemization, a new paragraph 4 is added:
Data format is selected by a simple rotary switch, so a change of data systems requires only a turn of the dial--not a new link.
NIST revised the standard and managed the ANSI approval procedures for the Data Format for the Interchange of Fingerprint, Facial, & Scar Mark & Tattoo (SMT) Information, ANSI/NIST-ITL 1-2000.
It uses the ActiveCGM data format to deliver vector-based maps to a client browser, making the presentation more lively.
We further understand that, based on the data collected, the FTA intends to develop a standardized data format for the taxpayer's remittance data to accompany its EFT payment.
As a result of these successes, IntraStage is now being rolled out to other areas of the business and the first step in this process was to organize and align on a common Test Data format.
Providing end users with the ability to integrate their existing systems and applications with new front office document and data format requirements in a non-invasive, transaction-oriented manner