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alias

Informatics
A secondary or symbolic name for a file or computer peripheral (device).
 
Molecular biology
An alternative symbol or name for part of the sequence of a known gene that resembles names for other anonymous DNA segments—e.g., D6Mit236 is an alias for Cftr.
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Those who are desperate to achieve success without the willingness to make the required sacrifice often find themselves taking shortcuts.
Moving forward, Google will also be adding new shortcuts for big moments and events.
The new shortcuts will be first rolled out in the U.
Halford: Businesses can frame themselves as a shortcut.
If shortcut keys aren't your cup of tea consider using your right mouse button.
Other fatal collisions have occurred in that general area, which is heavily traveled by east Palmdale commuters and by travelers seeking a shortcut between Highway 138 and the Antelope Valley Freeway.
If you're a math person like me, you will appreciate a shortcut that is 80 percent quicker
Be sure to type the shortcut keys after the search terms:
Kaufman adds that using a shortcut like the computer-based test only exasperates the problem of attracting qualified teachers and "a most highly qualified teacher should combine formal training and certification with class experience and this [Passport to Teaching] is a step backwards.
Completely drag and drop, adding a new shortcut to a cabinet is as easy as dragging the file, folder or Internet shortcut directly from your desktop or Windows Explorer, into the cabinet you wish to add it into.
Peter Borwein and Plouffe realized that about 20 other mathematical constants have similar shortcut formulas.
Active Tray also lets users activate the system tray items easily and faster with shortcut keys and the ability to customize the way users want the system tray to look and feel.