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message

Informatics
The basic unit of data transferred between information systems, which is comprised of blocks of information sent in a defined sequence. Each message is identified by a 3-character code under HD7, which defines its purpose—e.g., the Admission, Discharge and Transfer (ADT) message type is used to transmit patient ADT data from one system to another.
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With your kind permission, I will get on to the messages next.
On the third day after the fever broke Tarzan wrote a message asking D'Arnot if he felt strong enough to be carried back to the cabin.
And then Norman of Torn took the man by the neck with one powerful hand, and, despite his struggles, and the beating of his mailed fists, bent him back upon the table, and there, forcing his teeth apart with the point of his sword, Norman of Torn rammed the King's message down the knight's throat; wax, parchment and all.
I had picked up the original cipher message and was bending my brows over it.
It is true that by holding me up and obstructing my message, you may bring about the evil you seek, but unless that word is cabled back to New York, and my senders believe that my message has been delivered, there can be no certainty.
It isn't the thing itself I worry about," Sir Alfred said thoughtfully,--"they'll never decode that message.
Then I called a message to the soldiers who followed me, saying:--
It carried messages from the first day; and more, it raised the whole telephone business to a higher level.
Don't say anything to him about this second message, Mrs.
This message makes it even more essential that we should not lose an hour in letting Hilton Cubitt know how matters stand, for it is a singular and a dangerous web in which our simple Norfolk squire is entangled.
It seems he said something about me--and she has sent a kind message, inviting me to visit her one of these days.
and he will embody his message in his introductory remarks.