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doc·u·men·ta·tion

 (dŏk′yə-mĕn-tā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act or an instance of the supplying of documents or supporting references or records.
b. The documents or references so supplied.
2. The collation, synopsizing, and coding of printed material for future reference.
3. Computers The organized collection of records that describe the structure, purpose, operation, maintenance, and data requirements for a computer program, operating system, or hardware device.

doc′u·men·ta′tion·al adj.

documentation

(ˌdɒkjʊmɛnˈteɪʃən)
n
1. the act of supplying with or using documents or references
2. the documents or references supplied
3. (Law) the furnishing and use of documentary evidence, as in a court of law
4. (Computer Science) computing the written comments, graphical illustrations, flowcharts, manuals, etc, supplied with a program or software system

doc•u•men•ta•tion

(ˌdɒk yə mɛnˈteɪ ʃən, -mən-)

n.
1. the use of documentary evidence.
2. a furnishing with documents, as to substantiate a claim or the data in a book or article.
3. instructional materials for computer software or hardware.
[1745–55]
doc`u•men•ta′tion•al, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.documentation - confirmation that some fact or statement is true through the use of documentary evidencedocumentation - confirmation that some fact or statement is true through the use of documentary evidence
confirmation - information that confirms or verifies
2.documentation - program listings or technical manuals describing the operation and use of programs
software, software package, software program, software system, computer software, package - (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory; "the market for software is expected to expand"
3.documentation - documentary validation; "his documentation of the results was excellent"; "the strongest support for this view is the work of Jones"
validation, substantiation, proof - the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something
Translations
dokumentace
dokumentation
asiapaperit
dokumentacija
ドキュメンテーション
문서화
dokumentation
การเตรียมเอกสาร
bộ tài liệu

documentation

[ˌdɒkjʊmenˈteɪʃən] Ndocumentación f

documentation

[ˌdɒkjumɛnˈteɪʃən] n
(= evidence) → documentation f
(= personal papers) → papiers mpl

documentation

documentation

[ˌdɒkjʊmɛnˈteɪʃn] ndocumentazione f

documentation

تَوْثِيق dokumentace dokumentation Dokumentation τεκμηρίωση documentación asiapaperit documentation dokumentacija documentazione ドキュメンテーション 문서화 documentatie dokumentasjon dokumentacja documentação документация dokumentation การเตรียมเอกสาร belgeleme bộ tài liệu 文件资料

doc·u·men·ta·tion

n. documentación, documentos, registros.
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That is, in truth--I am permitted to say, because there cannot be any author's vanity in all this, since I do nothing more than transcribe facts on which an exceptional documentation enables me to throw a new light--that is because, in truth, I do not know that, in the domain of reality or imagination, one can discover or recall to mind anything comparable, in its mystery, with the natural mystery of The Yellow Room.
Although it is extremely helpful to prepare specific documentation for the research credit, the INS tends to be more accepting of existing technical documentation that a taxpayer prepares for nontax business or regulatory purposes.
They are not allowed to code what you may have implied by your documentation.
When it comes to documentation, we are looking for the 100 percent solution.
The exposure draft also will include proposed amendments adding specific documentation requirements to several other SASs as well as a proposed amendment to Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No.
Documentation of the steps you've taken to mitigate potential Y2K problems can help serve as a "due care" defense to negligence in a personal injury, malpractice, or other action brought against you.
Without adequate documentation of Y2K program conduct and computer systems testing, determining the root cause of problems could be very difficult.
We submit, however, that the proposed penalty regulations overemphasize documentation of the "right" method as an indispensable element of the reasonable cause exception.
Both Company A and Company B are large vendors of EMRs looking to enhance market share in intra-operative documentation.
Oral explanations are not sufficient to document auditors' work or conclusions, but auditors may use them to clarify or explain information in the documentation.
The FBR report, Reconsidering Alternative Documentation Mortgage Loans: The Subprime Case, noted that approximately one of every three subprime borrowers preferred loans with alternative documentation to full documentation.
As a result, documentation of the production process by the producer carries substantial market value.

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