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 (skĕj′o͞ol, -o͞o-əl, skĕj′əl)
1. A list of times of departures and arrivals; a timetable: a bus schedule; a schedule of guided tours.
2. A plan for performing work or achieving an objective, specifying the order and allotted time for each part: finished the project on schedule.
3. A printed or written list of items in tabular form: a schedule of postal rates.
a. A program of events or appointments expected in a given time: Can you fit me into your schedule Tuesday afternoon?
b. A student's program of classes.
5. A supplemental statement of details appended to a document.
a. A federally regulated list of controlled substances, ranked in classes by potential for abuse.
b. One of the ranks or classes in such a list.
tr.v. sched·uled, sched·ul·ing, sched·ules
1. To enter on a schedule: calculate and schedule each tax deduction on the proper form.
2. To make up a schedule for: I haven't scheduled the coming week yet.
3. To plan or appoint for a certain time or date: scheduled a trip in June; was scheduled to arrive Monday.
4. To list or rank (a controlled substance) in a schedule.

[Middle English sedule, slip of parchment or paper, note, from Old French cedule, from Late Latin schedula, diminutive of scheda, variant of Latin scida, papyrus strip, from Greek skhida, skhedē; perhaps akin to skhizein, to split; see schizo-.]

sched′u·lar adj.
sched′u·ler n.


(ˈʃɛdjuːlə; US ˈskɛdʒʊələ)
1. (Broadcasting) a person whose job is to allot times for television or radio programmes to be broadcast
2. (Computer Science) computing a computer program designed to aid in scheduling tasks
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Noun1.scheduler - computer hardware that arranges jobs to be done by the computer in an appropriate orderscheduler - computer hardware that arranges jobs to be done by the computer in an appropriate order
computer hardware, hardware - (computer science) the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system
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RAWALPINDI -- After finding flaws in the 'history sheets' (record of criminal history) of those placed on the fourth schedule of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATC) 1997, the city police officer has warned officials concerned that they would face departmental punishment if the standard operating procedure (SOP) for the fourth schedulers was not followed.
Using TermaUNIFY's new functionality, CA7 and AutoSys users can now track, predict run times, and initiate reports across schedulers as a single jobstream, simplifying process oversight and providing visibility across the entire workload environment.
In this paper, the complexity issue of the available schedulers is discussed in section II, along with two examples of existing schedulers presenting algorithms to address the interference issue of D2D communication.
Schedulers are resource allocation mechanisms that are responsible for distributing resources among different user types.
Borrowed Virtual Time, Atropos, and Round Robin schedulers [12] were used in early versions of Xen.
* Viewpoint Portal - Easy-to-use job submission and management portal available immediately for Torque and Slurm, and for other schedulers upon request.
In RTSs based on software schedulers, the overhead generated by the operating system and the clock cycles needed for context switching are only a few parameters that can generate an increase of the jitter and the missing of deadlines.
In relation to the upcoming meeting, the Interior Minister has asked NACTA to prepare for reviewing of 4th Schedulers List.
Polly implements a centralized storage scheduling service that connects to container schedulers. It can simultaneously be used to explicitly offer resources to any number of these schedulers.
They discussed about scheduling policies and different schedulers. The default FIFO scheduler works the First in First Out queue for allocates the job.
In the old days, job schedulers were only tasked with running jobs efficiently on relatively similar hardware platforms inside a single data center.
The RR and PF schedulers in the NS3 are mainly develop to maximize the system throughput.