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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.
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The aim of the batch control tool is to make the department~s work assignments for matching/registering payments and matching bank deposits or payments from the department~s bank accounts more efficient.
Finally, Batch Control Systems offer a third alternative for control.
Starting a successful project; The physical model; Recipes: Part 1: Procedures; Recipes Part 2: All the other stuff; Linking recipes to equipment; Other important batch control items; Batch activities and information management (the cactus model); System specification and design; Specifying and designing equipment phases; Writing phase logic; Starting your system right the first time; Finis
This XML file format enables recipes to be read by other applications that support BatchML, such as MES, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), batch control, and compliance solutions.
3 Pharmaceutical Law, must have a ruling initial batch control for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Immunology.
This international standard describes common models and concepts, which can be used to define the requirements for batch control.
The new selection of packaged software and services is intended to address customer pain points such as the need to streamline operations, reduce waste, improve batch control and meet the levels of traceability required by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and new food-related legislation, in particular, new regulatory requirements in the United States and European Union.
Unlike most air operated diaphragm pumps where pump control is difficult if not impossible, Marathon pumps from Gilkes can be supplied with a unique stroke counter and batch control system which transforms the diaphragm pump into an accurate controllable system.
Typical applications for Promag includes blending, batch control, filling operations and CIP control.
Intellution's newest version of its popular batch control application, iBatch 4.
Typical uses include continuous flow control for critical dispense applications, CMP slurry dispense to replace exisiting peristaltic pumps and batch control for chemical spiking and blending.