service

  • 1 Service — Serv ice, n. [OE. servise, OF. servise, service, F. service, from L. servitium. See {Serve}.] 1. The act of serving; the occupation of a servant; the performance of labor for the benefit of another, or at another s command; attendance of an… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Service — can refer to: * Selfless service, * Public services, services carried out with the aim of providing a public good * Service (economics), the non material equivalent of a good in economics and marketing * Service (music), musical settings for… …

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  • 3 Service — Serv ice, n., or Service Serv ice [Properly, the tree which bears serve, OE. serves, pl., service berries, AS. syrfe service tree; akin to L. sorbus.] (Bot.) A name given to several trees and shrubs of the genus {Pyrus}, as {Pyrus domestica} and… …

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  • 5 SERVICE — s. m. L état ou les fonctions d une personne qui sert en qualité de domestique. Être au service de quelqu un. La pauvreté l a contraint de se mettre en service. Entrer en service. Il a été longtemps au service d un tel. Le service chez cet homme… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 6 SERVICE — n. m. état, fonctions, devoirs de quelqu’un qui sert une personne ou une collectivité. Le service du roi, de l’état. Se mettre au service d’un prince. Service féodal, Devoirs auxquels un vassal était obligé envers son seigneur. Service d’honneur …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 7 service — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French servise, from Latin servitium condition of a slave, body of slaves, from servus slave Date: 13th century 1. a. the occupation or function of serving < in active service > b. employment as a… …

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  • 8 Service — Das Wort Service wurde zu verschiedenen Zeitpunkten aus dem Englischen und aus dem Französischen ins Deutsche übernommen und hat in all diesen Sprachen die Grundbedeutung Dienst . Der Service (engl., [ˈsøːɐ̰vɪs]), in Österreich auch das Service,… …

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  • 9 service — See: AT ONE S SERVICE, CURB SERVICE, LIP SERVICE, OF SERVICE, ROOM SERVICE …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 10 service — See: AT ONE S SERVICE, CURB SERVICE, LIP SERVICE, OF SERVICE, ROOM SERVICE …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 11 service — Rounding Round ing, n. 1. (Naut.) Small rope, or strands of rope, or spun yarn, wound round a rope to keep it from chafing; called also {service}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Phonetics) Modifying a speech sound by contraction of the lip opening;… …

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  • 12 Service — biographical name Robert William 1874 1958 Canadian writer …

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  • 13 Service 21 — Rufumleitung (englisch: Call Deflection (CD)) ist ein Leistungsmerkmal der Vermittlungstechnik und von Telefonanlagen. Es handelt sich dabei um eine sofortige Umleitung eines ankommenden Telefongespräches (Anruf). Es unterscheidet sich von den… …

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  • 14 Service-oriented architecture — (SOA) is a method for systems development and integration where functionality is grouped around business processes and packaged as interoperable services . SOA also describes IT infrastructure which allows different applications to exchange data… …

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  • 15 Service-oriented modeling — cite book |last=Bell |first=Michael|title=Service Oriented Modeling: Service Analysis, Design, and Architecture|year= 2008 |publisher=Wiley Sons|isbn=978 0 470 14111 3 |chapter=Introduction to Service Oriented Modeling] is a software development… …

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  • 16 Service Oriented Programming — (SOP) is a programming paradigm that uses services as the unit of computer work, to design and implement integrated business applications and mission critical software programs. Services can represent steps of business processes and thus one of… …

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  • 17 Service of process — is the procedure employed to give legal notice to a person (such as a defendant) of a court or administrative body s exercise of its jurisdiction over that person so as to enable that person to respond to the proceeding before the court, body or… …

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  • 18 Service-learning — is a method of teaching, learning and reflecting that combines academic classroom curriculum with meaningful service, frequently youth service, throughout the community. As a teaching methodology, it falls under the philosophy of experiential… …

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  • 19 Service design — is the activity of planning and organizing people, infrastructure, communication and material components of a service, in order to improve its quality, the interaction between service provider and customers and the customer s experience. The… …

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  • 20 Service Science, Management and Engineering — Service Science, Management, and Engineering (SSME) is a term introduced by IBM to describe Services Sciences, an interdisciplinary approach to the study, design, and implementation of services systems – complex systems in which specific… …

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