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Term: calendar

(kal' en dur) n.

1. a document that shows days and events.

2. a system by which days are named and numbered and longer units of time are defined, such as the Gregorian calendar.

SAS word: CALENDAR

Procedure. Ref: PSPPR:Procedures. SPG.

SAS word: CALIS

SAS/STAT. Procedure. Structural models.

Term: call

(ka:l') v.t.

1. to cause (a function, routine, macro, or other program unit) to execute.

n.

2. an instance of calling.

SAS word: CALL

Data step statement. Ref: PSPPR:Data Step Statements. PSPL:Functions and CALL Routines. SLRD:Statements.

Term: CALL routine

(ka:l' rOO tEn') n.

a routine used in a CALL statement. CALL routines have arguments and often alter the values of variables used as arguments.

SAS word: CANCEL

Command. Close a window without applying changes. Ref: PSPPR:Display Manager.

Alias, CAN.

SAS word: CANCORR

SAS/STAT. Procedure. Canonical correlation.

SAS word: CANDISC

SAS/STAT. Procedure. Canonical discriminant analysis.

SAS word: CAPABILITY

SAS/QC. Procedure. Process control.

SAS word: CAPS

System option. Ref: PSPPR:System Options. PSPL:Execution:The Execution Process. SLRD:SAS System Options.

Command. Ref: PSPPR:Display Manager.

SAS word: CAPSOUT

System option. Z/OS. Ref: PSPPR:System Options.

SAS word: CARDIMAGE

System option. Ref: PSPPR:System Options. PSPL:Execution:The Execution Process. SLRD:SAS System Options.

SAS word: CARDS

Data step statement. Ref: PSPPR:Data Step Statements. PSPL:Execution:The Execution Process. SLRD:Statements.

Fileref. Ref: PSPPR:Files:Filerefs. PSPL:Execution:The Execution Process.

Term: cascade

(kas kAd') v.t.&i.

to arrange windows so that part of each window’s title bar is visible.

SAS word: CASCADE

Command. Cascades open windows. Ref: PSPPR:Display Manager.

Term: CASE

[computer assisted software engineering] (kAs') n.

a software development approach that uses specialized programs to generate program code in a general programming language, such as C, often based on logical or graphical definitions of program processes.

SAS word: CASE

SQL operator. Ref: PSPL:SQL. SPG:SQL.

SAS word: CASECONTROL

SAS/Genetics. Procedure.

SAS word: CAT

Function. String concatenation. Ref: PSPPR:Functions. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.

Language prefix for format or informat. Catalan. Ref: NLS:Formats for NLS. PSPL:Informats and Formats:Time Fields. PSPPR:Informats:Time Informats. PSPPR:Formats:Time Formats.

Term: catalog

(kat' u log) n.

1. a SAS file that can contain various kinds of data objects (called entries).

2. a table managed by a file system that lists files and their locations on a storage volume.

3. Commerce. a. a document that lists and describes available products. b. the set of products available from a particular source.

v.t.

4. to list or describe in a catalog.

SAS word: CATALOG

Member type. Catalog.

Procedure. Manages catalog entries. Ref: PSPPR:Procedures. PSPL:Data Management:CATALOG. SPG.

Device. Ref: PSPL:I/O:Names for Files.

Display Manager window. Catalog entries.

Term: cataloged procedure

n.

JCL. a JCL program that contains text parameters. Values are substituted for the parameters when the cataloged procedure is called.

SAS word: CATAMS

Entry type.

SAS word: CATCACHE

System option. Ref: PSPPR:System Options. PSPL:Options for SAS Datasets:System Options for SAS Files. SLRD:SAS System Options.

Term: categorical

(kat u go^r' ik ul) adj.

forming categories, or assigning an item to a category.

Term: categorize

(kat' u gu^r Iz) v.t.

1. to form into categories.

2. to assign to a category.

Term: category

(kat' u go^r' E) n.

a subset defined according to specified qualities of items.

Term: cathode ray tube

n.

a device that displays a moving picture by directing electrons through a vacuum tube to specific points on a luminescent screen.

Also, cathode-ray tube. Abbr. CRT.

SAS word: CATMOD

SAS/STAT. Procedure. Categorical modeling.

SAS word: CATNAME

Global statement. Defines catrefs. Ref: PSPPR:Global Statements. PSPL:I/O:Names for Files. SLRD:Statements.

Term: catref

(kat' ref) n.

a logical name for concatenated catalogs. Catrefs are defined in the CATNAME statement.

SAS word: CATS

Function, CALL routine. String concatenation. Ref: PSPPR:Functions; CALL Routines. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.

SAS word: CATT

Function, CALL routine. String concatenation. Ref: PSPPR:Functions; CALL Routines. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.

SAS word: CATX

Function, CALL routine. String concatenation. Ref: PSPPR:Functions; CALL Routines. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.


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