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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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Performance of batch operations is significantly improved.
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The patent-applied for system is said to be ideally suited for lines that must be purged during die changeovers, such as foam sheet operations or for batch operations where reduced changeover times translate directly to increased output and cost savings for waste and labor reductions.
Batch operations in the food and beverage industry include mixing, blending, mashing and fermenting, while continuous operations refer to baking, forming and pasteurisation.
Existing approaches based mostly on batch operations are more time-consuming and costly.
The company has been chosen to provide management of technical infrastructure, use software applications, batch operations and provide support for the company's Business Objects reporting function.
S10 is designed for small batch operations, while the S30 is designed for larger batch/continuous flow operations.
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