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database

a COMPUTER software package which enables data to be created and stored, to be retrieved and analysed later. Databases can, for example, store names and addresses of potential or past customers which can be used to produce mailing lists for SALES PROMOTIONS.
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Computer database is the place where the users' information is restored.
Some staffers at the computer facility have been moved to other departments to make space for these nurses, who are training other employees how to handle patients' records and prescriptions in computer database. However, several officials told MAIL TODAY that the training was proceeding at a slow pace.
POLICE have launched a computer database to help them track down crooks in Northern Ireland.
Lines will be open from noon today and will close noon, March 20 All correct answers will be collated in a computer database and winners will be selected at random.
As such, college-level holdings strong in advanced computer database and security holdings will find it a top pick, covering everything from security processes and plans to implementing design in the DB2 environment.
Drivers will be asked to pay millions for a 'star wars' type tracking system, plus the most comprehensive computer database ever devised plus thousands of new civil servant posts as well as subsidising public transport, with no corresponding decrease in road tax or fuel tax.
* Each tissue sample at the frozen tissue lab is labeled with a unique barcode which corresponds to a computer database entry.
of Georgia, Athens) describe a funded study of six US and four Australian teacher-librarians that analyzed and compared their initial and final mental models while teaching two students how to use a computer database resource.
Three grade schools in New Jersery's Freehold Borough district now require all parents, teachers and staff members entering the facilities to peer into the lens of a digital camera that snaps a shot of their iris and matches it to a computer database of adults approved for admittance, TechWeb.com reports.
In 2003, after 25 years, the VA lead examined 334,000 of 3.4 million veterans who served in Vietnam and maintains a computer database to track their health concerns.
A drive to stamp out MOT fraud is due to be launched soon, with the help of a new computer database for garages across the country.
The software also allows blasting planners to store previous blasting and ore recovery work in a computer database. The presence of historical data to draw on, says Preston, represents a major advance in terms of allowing planners to statistically see where their operations can be most efficient.

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