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Terms  variable   variable-length item   variable-length record   variable-occurrence data item   variably located group   variably located item   verb   volume   volume switch procedures   VSAM file system       

variable [Cobol/Syntax]
A data item whose value can be changed by execution of the object program. A variable used in an arithmetic expression m ...
variable-length item [Cobol/Syntax]
A group item that contains a table described with the DEPENDING phrase of the OCCURS clause.
variable-length record [Cobol/Syntax]
A record associated with a file whose file description or sort-merge description entry permits records to contain a vary ...
variable-occurrence data item [Cobol/Syntax]
A variable-occurrence data item is a table element that is repeated a variable number of times. Such an item must contai ...
variably located group [Cobol/Syntax]
A group item following, and not subordinate to, a variable-length table in the same record. The group item can be an alp ...
variably located item [Cobol/Syntax]
A data item following, and not subordinate to, a variable-length table in the same record.
verb [Cobol/Syntax]
A word that expresses an action to be taken by a COBOL compiler or object program.
volume [Cobol/Context]
A module of external storage. For tape devices it is a reel; for direct-access devices it is a unit.
volume switch procedures [Cobol/Context]
System-specific procedures that are executed automatically when the end of a unit or reel has been reached before end-of ...
VSAM file system [Cobol/Context]
A file system that supports COBOL sequential, relative, and indexed organizations.