Command
13 definitions

Command

Command: The act of directing and/or controlling resources by virtue of explicit legal, agency, or delegated authority. May also refer to the Incident Commander.

Command

Command that would be performing the mission if not for the Contractor.

Command

A pulse, signal, or set of signals initiating one step in the performance of a computer operation; that portion of the instruction word which specifies the operation to be performed; see instruction.

Command

The act of directing, and/or controlling resources by virtue of explicit legal, agency, or delegated authority.

Command

For command-oriented functions, the authorization required to perform command operations.

Command

The authority that a commander in the armed forces lawfully exercises over subordinates by virtue of rank or assignment. Command includes the authority and responsibility for effectively using available resources and for planning the employment of, organizing, directing, coordinating, and controlling military forces for the accomplishment of assigned missions. It also includes responsibility for health, welfare, morale, and discipline of assigned personnel.

Command

1. The authority that a commander in the armed forces lawfully exercises over subordinates by virtue of rank or assignment. 2. An order given by a commander; that is, the will of the commander expressed for the purpose of bringing about a particular action. 3. A unit or units, an organization, or an area under the command of one individual. Also called CMD.

Command
as defined in OS X Glossary
"Command": In AppleScript, a word or phrase in a script that requests an action. For example, a script can send a stop command to a progress indicator object. Compare target dependency. See also SOAP engine.
Command

A character string you provide to a system, such as an assembler, that represents a request for system action.

Command

The act of directing, ordering, or controlling by virtue of explicit statutory, regulatory, or delegated authority.

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Command has been defined 13 different ways in documents like Incident Command System Training, The Contractor Manpower Reporting Application (CMRA) glossary, Glossary of Computer Engineering and Programming Terminology, and 7 more.

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