master file

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Noun1.master file - (computer science) a computer file that is used as the authority in a given job and that is relatively permanentmaster file - (computer science) a computer file that is used as the authority in a given job and that is relatively permanent
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The Toolkit output is then evaluated and adjusted as necessary by the cataloger, who is responsible for correct application of LC faceted terms and their corresponding MARC fields and, if desired, OCLC WorldCat master record replacement.
Update controlled production documents directly from the Master Record with the click of the mouse.
Once at HQ, the cards went through a nine-step process that created a master record.
The sequence data file was deposited in DDBJ/EMBL/GenBank under master record accession number ALIF00000000.
Northern Trust offers a range of services to CIF clients, including acting as master record keeper and, if needed, performing accounting for assets held externally to the CIF, and supporting the individual needs of the underlying participants.
One of them was the Spanish branch of the IAML project Access to Music Archives, coordinated by Jon Bagues, which last year completed the design of a master record and began a proof period by describing some different sources and testing the database operability.
Data Virtualization creates a virtual "master record", defining on-the-fly transformation and matching rules.
Travolta apparently claims in the lawsuit that James and Christine Garemore changed the airport master record in 2006 in order to indicate that the airport could not support large aircraft.
In VisiClaims, the users can store the seller's contract terms as part of the master record for the seller.
By selectively applying the version of each such master record by its 'then-effective-date', the Bedrock DEVCON system permits the user to selectively and accurately portray conditions 'as of" any point in time, right down to the minute and second of entry.
Another control includes the mandatory inclusion of information in the master record. For example, the master record for direct material B123 must include the maximum number of units of the direct material that will fit on a pallet (20 units for B123) before the master record will be incorporated into the ERP system.

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