a brand of modacrylic fiber used in textiles, characterized chiefly by its strength, rapid drying rate, and noncombustibility.
yarn or fabric made of this fiber.
library A host-based library automation system from Dynix Automated Library Systems. First installed in 1993, it is now used in over 2000 libraries worldwide. Dynix runs on Unix using the UniVerse post relational database. The software is configurable using tables of parameters. It includes modules for cataloguing, circulation, OPAC, acquisitions, serials, reserve book room, advance […]
- Dynix automated library systems
company The world’s largest supplier of library automation systems with European offices in France, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands and the UK. Dynix sell two library management systems – Horizon (client/server) and, Dynix (host-based). Both have GUI or terminal interfaces. Dynix also sell other products and services for database enrichment, interconnectivity, and on-line and CD-ROM databases. […]
dynamic mixing model
data, jargon /din’r/ 32 bits, by analogy with byte. Usage: rare and extremely silly. See also playte, tayste, crumb. [Jargon File] (1997-12-03)