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A non-interactive, one-way transmission of data that does not require an immediate response, if at all.

A command-line parameter available for some programs that enables running of a program as a separate process in a batch queue; the program job may execute immediately as a separate process or may wait in a batch queue to execute at a later time. After the job is submitted to batch, the terminal is freed for other work.

A group of clinical specimens that are processed at the same time.

A specific quantity of material or drug substance processed in one run or a series of runs, and thus expected to result in a homogenous end-product.
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Experion Batch also allows plants to easily and quickly transition from recipe testing to execution while reducing testing and validation efforts, and it is aligned with international batch standards ISA S88 and IEC 61512-1.
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of York, Pa., on the details of site preparation for the new batch plant, including an insulated enclosure to house the new batching system and aggregate storage bins.
Section 3 will introduce our methodology including the derivation of the 2D-ARMA model of the batch process with ILC, the construction of innerwise matrix, and the definition of the stability indices.
For a given [l.sup.(n)] charged by batch processing cost satisfying 1 [less than or equal to] n [less than or equal to] N - 1, [??]([l.sup.(n)]) is given as follows.
The first batch scholar, Faye Marie Gamez, graduated in June with a BS Applied Mathematics degree with specialization in mathematical finance.
The mixer has a usable batch capacity of 40 cu ft (1.132 cu m), total capacity of 80 cu ft (2.27 cu m) and weight capacity of 4000 Lbs (1814 kg), and is equally effective in blending of batches from 100 down to 5 percent of rated capacity.
"These new traceable batch tags will survive an extreme thermal shock through a range of 275[degrees]Celsius or 495[degrees]Fahrenheit."
The processing time of batch b (Bb) on machine m which is denoted by [] is the longest processing times among all the jobs in that batch.
The new batch as usual was open for aspiring entrepreneurs from all over Pakistan.