nalogue to igital onverter.
see analogue to digital converter
Analogue to Digital Converter. An electronic circuit that converts an analogue signal into a binary number. The reverse operation is formed by a DAC.
(VIDARâ€™s automatic calibration software recalibrates the digitizers every five seconds, ensuring superior grayscale reproduction and optimum image quality with every image scanned. Unique to VIDARâ€™s digitizers, ADC results in a digitized image that is the most accurate representation of the hard-copy film.
Automated Data Collection or Automated Data Capture refers to all technologies that automate the process of data collection without the use of a keyboard, including bar code, magnetic stripe, (OCR) optical card reader, voice recognition, smart card or (RFID) radio frequency identification. ADC provides a quick, accurate and cost-effective way to collect and enter data.
See Advanced Data Communications
Affiliated Data Centers
Automated data collection. Technologies that automate data collection at the source such as bar code, biometrics, machine vision, magnetic stripe, OCR (Optical Card Readers), voice recognition, smart cards, and RFID (Radio Frequency Identification).
Assistant District Commissioner, or Aide-de-camp to a governor.
Aide de Camp. Military honorary appointment of chief military aide or assistant. Use of the letters after a name after conclusion of the appointment indicates that the individual was aide de camp to a Head of State.
Assistant district commissioner. (see commissioner.)
AIDS Dementia Complex. The most common central nervous system (CNS) complication of HIV infection, ADC is characterized by a group of clinical presentations including loss of coordination, mood disorders, inability or difficulty in reasoning and loss of inhibitions. Usually occurs in latter stage disease but may occur sooner.
A mail processing facility that receives and distributes mail destined for specific ZIP Code areas. (USPS)
AREA DISTRIBUTION CENTER. A designated geographical area defined by ZIP codes. The area distribution center is used for presort and makeup of certain classes of mails, computation of certain postal charges, distribution, and dispatch. (SCF for Missouri State mailings is Springfield, MO 65801.)
area distribution center. A mail processing facility that receives and distributes mail destined for specific ZIP Codes. ADCs and their associated ZIP Codes can be found in DMM labeling list L004.
rea istribution enter - A mail processing facility that receives and distributes mail destined for specific ZIP Code area under the managed mail program (MMP). An ADC is one of the points within the national MMP distribution network.
assistant division commander
Air Defense Command
Military acronym for the Aerospace Defense Command section of the United States Air Force.
Alaska Defense Command
Alternative Daily Cover
Average Daily Census. The average number of patients in the facility per day. Derived by dividing the number of patient days for the year by the number of days the facility was open during the year.
Adult Day Care