batch processing

(redirected from Batch mode)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

batch processing

Etymology: ME, baten, to bake
a processing mode used with computers in which accumulated similar programs and input data are processed simultaneously.

batch processing

Chemistry
The analysis of clinical specimens in a grouped “run”, which contrasts with the more labour-intensive testing of individual specimens.
 
Microbiology
The induction of bacterial growth in a closed-system bioreactor with a specific amount of nutrients; once nutrients are consumed, the system is drained of product and bacteria and a new “batch” of bacteria and nutrients are placed in the system.

batch processing,

n 1. data processing in which a number of similar input data items are grouped together and processed during a single machine run with the same program.
2. the processing of a group of instruments through sterilization or disinfection.
References in periodicals archive ?
Client extension forms can be printed in batch mode.
EasyClaim/LTC allows nursing home pharmacies to transmit drug claims in a batch mode to Medicaid programs and other payors who require real- time submission.
Batch mode uses an extensive number of forms, adding to the use's learning curve.
By integrating the eFunds ID Verification solution into our new account opening platforms, our customers will gain access to a market-leading solution that performs both ID verification and comprehensive watch list checking within a single, streamlined process in both real time and batch mode," said Virginia Garcia, global strategist for risk management and compliance at Fiserv CBS Worldwide.
Subject of the services to be provided is the processing of paper documents for scanning and the subsequent electronic archiving and scanning in batch mode to high-performance scanners (currently Kodak i820 and i1840 scanner) with an automatic feeder.
Special features include single store batch mode and datalogging.
This "no training required" technology converts speech from a wide variety of input devices into text in an offline batch mode, and is perfect for "industrial strength" server-based applications where large volumes of audio need to be converted into text for searching, data-mining, storage, analysis and information archiving.
Traditional fab systems cluster process modules in a radial geometry and process wafers in batch mode.
Zycus was selected for its ability to accurately classify spend data both in batch mode and real-time at the point of requisition which is fundamental to drive detailed and repeatable historical spend analysis as well as monitor real-time spend compliance," said Carl Robie, Sr.