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main program [Cobol/Syntax]
In a hierarchy of programs and subroutines, the first program that receives control when the programs are run within a p ...
mass storage [Cobol/Syntax]
A storage medium in which data can be organized and maintained in both a sequential manner and a nonsequential manner.
mass storage device [Cobol/Syntax]
A device that has a large storage capacity, such as a magnetic disk.
mass storage file [Cobol/Syntax]
A collection of records that is stored in a mass storage medium.
megabyte [Cobol/Syntax]
One megabyte (MB) equals 1,048,576 bytes.
merge file [Cobol/Syntax]
A collection of records to be merged by a MERGE statement. The merge file is created and can be used only by the merge f ...
message queue [Cobol/Syntax]
The data set on which messages are queued before being processed by an application program or sent to a terminal.
method-name [Cobol/Syntax]
The name of an object-oriented operation. When used to invoke the method, the name can be an alphanumeric or national li ...
mnemonic-name [Cobol/Syntax]
A user-defined word that is associated in the ENVIRONMENT DIVISION with a specified implementor-name.
module definition file [Cobol/Syntax]
A file that describes the code segments within a load module.