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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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They also should be involved in updating the batch process if an expense account that typically gives rise to use tax liability is added to the ERP system.
PPG invested in the new batch process to satisfy customers needs for small quantities and made-to-order products such as military-specified coatings, PSXA polysiloxanes and MEGASEAL flooring coatings.
Institutions with small numbers of international students won't need to worry about a batch process, although they will still need to develop procedures for knowing when reportable changes have occurred.
xBatch is a comprehensive batch reporting system that, when paired with Performix xMES, completes the batch manufacturing software solution for SAP customers while complying with batch process industry standards ISA-88 and ISA-95.
Based on proven conical twin-screw technology and a new rheological measurement method, the MiniLab is said to combine the advantages of both a mixer and an extruder in a batch process.
Furthermore, the batch process is prone to uneven mixing, which then requires an additional painting step to correct defective part appearance.