service routine

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Noun1.service routine - a routine that can be used as needed
service program, utility program, utility - (computer science) a program designed for general support of the processes of a computer; "a computer system provides utility programs to perform the tasks needed by most users"
subprogram, subroutine, procedure, routine, function - a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program
dump routine - a routine that writes from an internal store to some external medium
input routine - a routine that writes from an external source to an internal store
output routine - a routine that controls an output device
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The hardware treatment of the events reduces the required time to identify the source of the event and launch service routine.
Drawn out of his civil service routine to observe the Filigree Streetdwelling Keita Mori, Thaniel finds himself moving towards a future that frightens and entrances him with its possibilities - but how much can he trust the lonely Japanese immigrant?
For each compute process, there is a corresponding dedicated write service routine (process/thread) to deal with the file write requests.
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4b shows the flowchart of the T3 Timer interruption (Service Routine Interruption), where the main equations are solved.
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* Improved the quality of customer service--through such tactics as using technology to service routine transactions, thus freeing up the agent's time to assist high-value customers.
In a storage system built from general-purpose microprocessors, each step is performed sequentially and requires an interrupt service routine to be invoked.
SMART WebMove was designed by the Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) to service routine moves and simple entitlements based on permanent change of station (PCS) orders.
Whenever the OS time counter (either the internal Time Base/Decrementer or an external countdown timer) expires and interrupts the processor, the 603 switches to Full On mode and processes the interrupt service routine. The interrupt service routine calls the OS scheduler to update priorities.
Monday's evening visit appeared to be a break from normal Prison Service routine, prompting speculation that his brother's condition was grave.

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