auxiliary operation

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Noun1.auxiliary operation - a operation performed by off-line equipment not under the control of the central processing unit
operation - (computer science) data processing in which the result is completely specified by a rule (especially the processing that results from a single instruction); "it can perform millions of operations per second"
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Thiele is speaking primarily about material handling, but his comments are true for every stage of auxiliary operation, from resin selection and conveying to drying, blending and reclaim.
Auxiliary operation sources of revenues include housing, food services, and health care fees.
On pieces of paper found on one of the men washed up in Fukui Prefecture last month were scribbled messages saying, ''Our boat belongs to an auxiliary operation of the North Korean military'' and ''We began drifting at sea due to engine trouble.
As an auxiliary operation, the University Union seeks revenue to offset the cost of operations.
The technology and equipment used mainly are include: CNC turret, CNC turret, CNC dividing head, using the digital information to achieve high efficiency machining of work piece and cutting tool relative motion path, machining process parameters and various auxiliary operation steps of automatic control.
Synchronous generators (2 x a 1~750 kVA), excitation and auxiliary operation, asynchronous (x 1, 240 kVA) -3.
5,941,522, entitled "Printer with Auxiliary Operation," discloses and claims a novel card handling system which streamlines multi-sided card printing and processing.
During the coming winter, plant personnel plan to optimize boiler combustion and auxiliary operation for greater efficiency.
The left bottom button defaults to a primary function, the bottom right button defaults to a secondary function, and the upper two buttons are paired to offer auxiliary operation on either the left or right side of the pad.

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