Definitions for "DESCRIPTOR"
Generally speaking is the same as a subject heading.
subject heading (cf). An example of controlled vocabulary (cf).
A subject heading assigned to a document by an indexer of a database, to describe its subject matter.
A descriptor is a model element that describes the commonalities of a set of instances, including their structure, relationships, behavior, constraints, and purpose. Most elements in a model are descriptors.
the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something; "the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached"
a CG that describes some aspect of the referent
Keywords:  cgc, fmli, anthesis, dname, grin
(programming) An element of the Form and Menu Language Interface (FMLI that defines some aspect of the look (appearance or location of an element of your application), or feel (an action to take in response to user input). A descriptor is coded in the format dname = value, where dname is one of the set of Form and Menu Language descriptors and value is, or generates, an expression of a type appropriate for the particular descriptor. Each Form and Menu Language descriptor is only meaningful in a particular context (for example, a menu frame or a form frame).
The text defining a code in a code set
The text defining a code. [45 CFR 162.103
Keywords:  netlet, see
See netlet descriptor.
an attribute that specifies a non-unique characteristic of a particular entity instance
(property) A data structure that describes the attributes of a given property, whether primitive or not. Not all properties need descriptors of their own; if a descriptor is not defined, the one for the property default-property is used.
also called attribute
Keywords:  mooers, calvin, coined, preferred, term
See preferred term.
The term was coined by Calvin Mooers in 1948.
Keywords:  xpath, ripple, tell, xml, tiny
a tiny XML file that lists XPath statements, which will tell the Ripple AS classes how to access your data
a data structure that represents a span
a pointer to a span
a data structure that contains information about another object
a structure or a nonempty CG
(n.) A data structure that uniquely identifies a hardware device or software function.
a special data Container that holds the result of applying statistical computations to an existing Processing Data
The name used to reference a dataset in ADDE; for example, a dataset of images containing GOES-7 visible data at 4-km resolution might have the descriptor G7-VIS-4K.
Detachable warrant Diffusion process
A data structure that holds information about either column data or dynamic parameters. The physical representation of the descriptor is not defined; applications gain direct access to a descriptor only by manipulating its fields by calling ODBC functions with the descriptor handle.
a representation of a Feature
Information about a sequence or set of sequences, whose scope depends on its placement in a record.
a sequence of format codes, strings, switches, and loops
a string representing the type of a field or method
Keywords:  cursor, see
See cursor descriptor.
a basis for comparing any two items in the collection
a partition, or a dividing into exclusive and exhaustive subsets, of the collection of items
a small unsigned number that refers to a particular stream
Keywords:  sql, oracle, dynamic, variables, memory
an area of memory used by your program and Oracle to hold a complete description of the variables in a dynamic SQL statement
Keywords:  segment, memory, physical, word, define
a word that is used to define and locate in physical memory either a page or a segment
A protected value which is (or leads to) the physical address of some protected object.
Keywords:  note, see
See Note(s).
Keywords:  pairs, set, value, name
a set of name-value pairs