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Term: Excel

(ek' sel') n.

Microsoft Excel.

Term: exclamation point

(eks klu mA' shun point') n.

the character !, used as a substitute for the vertical bar character.

Also, exclamation mark.

SAS word: EXCLNPWGT

PROC statement option. Exclude nonpositive weights. PSPPR:Statistics. PSPL:Proc Steps:Statistics.

Term: executable

(eks' e kUt' u bul) adj.

1. (of a program) in a form that is ready to execute, as distinguished from other forms that have to be converted before they can be executed.

2. (of a statement) describing a specific action in the execution of program.

n.

3. an executable program.

Term: execute

(eks' e kUt) v.t.

1. to carry out (a plan of action).

v.i.

2. (of a program or part of a program) to take actions according to the way they were written.

execution, n.

SAS word: EXECUTE

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

CALL routine. Ref: PSPPR:CALL Routines. PSPL:Control Flow:Outside Connections. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.

Term: executive information system

see EIS.

Term: exhaustive

(ex a:' stiv) adj.

considering or encompassing all possibilities.

SAS word: EXIST

Function. Ref: PSPPR:Functions. PSPL:Low-Level I/O Programming:SAS Dataset I/O Functions. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.

Term: exit

(ek' sit) n.

1. a user request of a program for it to end.

v.t.

2. to request, as the user of a program, for the program to end; quit.

SAS word: EXP

Function. Exponential. Ref: PSPPR:Functions. PSPL:Functions and CALL Routines:Mathematical Functions. SLRD:Functions and CALL Routines.

Term: expand

(ek spand') v.t.

to restore (data) from a compressed form.

EXPAND

SAS/ETS. Procedure. Converts sampling frequencies.

Term: explicit

(ex pli' sit) adj.

specifically set forth in a program.

SAS word: EXPLODE

Procedure. Ref: PSPPR:Procedures. PSPL:Execution:The Execution Process.

SAS word: EXPLORER

System option. Ref: PSPPR:System Options. PSPL:Execution:Session. SLRD:SAS System Options.

Term: exponent

(eks' pO nent) Math. n.

a number that indicates the number of times another number (the base) is used as a factor to generate a resulting number; indicated as the right operand of the ** operator. In mathematical notation, an exponent is written as a superscript to the right of the base.

Term: exponentiate

(eks pO nen' chi At) Math. n.

to raise a number to a power.

exponentiation, n. See **.

exponential, adj.

Term: export

(eks' po^rt) v.t.

to convert data to a format that can be used by a different program.

SAS word: EXPORT

Procedure. Ref: PSPPR:Procedures.

Term: extended table

n.

SAS/AF. a scrollable display of a table in a frame or program entry.

Term: Extensible Markup Language

n.

XML.

Term: extension

(eks ten' shun) n.

1. a separately installed program that adds functionality to or changes the behavior of another program, usually an operating system.

2. the last level of a physical file name used as an identifying code to indicate the type of data that the file contains.

Term: extent

(eks tent') Z/OS. n.

a separately identified, contiguous segment of a file.

Term: extranet

(eks' tru net') n.

the extension of an intranet across the Internet. An extranet typically handles communications between a company and its suppliers or customers, but not the general public.

Term: extrapolate

n. (ek strap' u lAt) v.i.

to estimate by extending a pattern or formula beyond the observed range of the pattern or formula.

extrapolation, n.

Term: extrema

Statistics. n.

extreme values; a plural of extreme, definition 3.

Term: extreme

adj. (ek strEm') v.i.

1. being or having the highest or lowest value of a variable; having no other values beyond it.

2. outside the usual range and unlike the usual.

n.

3. an extreme value, or an object or observation that has an extreme value.

Term: extreme programming

See XP.


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