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SBCS [Cobol/Syntax]
See single-byte character set.
scope terminator [Cobol/Syntax]
A COBOL reserved word that marks the end of certain PROCEDURE DIVISION statements. It can be either explicit (END-ADD, f ...
section [Cobol/Syntax]
A set of zero, one, or more paragraphs or entities, called a section body, the first of which is preceded by a section h ...
section header [Cobol/Syntax]
A combination of words followed by a separator period that indicates the beginning of a section in any of these division ...
section-name [Cobol/Syntax]
A user-defined word that names a section in the PROCEDURE DIVISION.
selection structure [Cobol/Syntax]
A program processing logic in which one or another series of statements is executed, depending on whether a condition is ...
sentence [Cobol/Syntax]
A sequence of one or more statements, the last of which is terminated by a separator period.
separately compiled program [Cobol/Concept]
A program that, together with its contained programs, is compiled separately from all other programs.
separator [Cobol/Syntax]
A character or two or more contiguous characters used to delimit character strings.
separator comma [Cobol/Syntax]
A comma (,) followed by a space used to delimit character strings.