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mainframe computer

Informatics
A large computer that manipulates large blocks of data by “multitasking” logical sequences. Such data manipulation in hospital computers is now largely carried by networked PCs.
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There's no need to dislodge the plate as with an S&W revolver by tapping the main frame. It just lifts away.
Remove the completed ladder frame from the jig and reinstall the main frame between the nails.
Time charts, work orders and invoicing can be channeled through the main frame via the digital communicator.
Standard features include belt limit switches, four second emergency stop switches, motorized thickness adjustment, thickness adjustment with direct numerical readout, air tensioning of the abrasive belt, Posi-Trak abrasive belt tracking, disc brakes, adjustable spindle speed of 50-200 rpm (reversible), Flux Vector feed speed (variable), contact roll on slide for easy removal, heavy fabricated steel main frame, centralized control panel, easy access service ports, quick release outboard support, load meter on main motor, enclosed sanding head for safety, integral dust collection system, feed speed indicator, parts counter and PLC controlled input.
Luann Conant, 2225 Parkside Lane, Eugene, formerly doing business as Main Frame, filed Chapter 7 personal bankruptcy.
Years ago GSA sued Burroughs over an IT contract because the firm had offered free hours on a main frame in a bid which was a winner.
Made of stainless steel, the fixed table of the Robofil 240 rests directly on a rhenocast main frame and therefore readily supports heavy loads.
February's winning river and lake catches will net Quo carp rods and Mustang pike rods and four tackle carryalls will be shared by readers who miss the main frame but deserve a dip in our prize pool.
The only fitting required on my gun was some minor filing and stoning of the flat surfaces of the grip frame to blend smoothly with the main frame. The conversion is a moderately simple chore and anyone possessing some basic metal working skills and the knowledge to completely strip and reassemble the Ruger revolver should have no problems, As with most projects of this type, if you have doubts, turn it over to a qualified gunsmith.
Scientific Modeling stands as the main frame for MUSE projects and is described as a natural process for teachers and students.
"And we use a pierced mainframe; we run cross-members through the main frame instead of on top of it.
There are now stainless steel contact parts throughout, including the sturdy main frame that is needed to preserve the machine's geometry to allow the precision operation of the compression rollers.