A type of written prayer following a particular formula. The first part of a collect addresses God followed by a phrase describing some aspect of God. Then comes a petition, or request, concluding with a doxology (an expression of praise to God, usually to the Trinity).
Frequently recited together at BPW meetings, the Collect was written by BPW member Mary Stewart of Colorado as a prayer to instill a sense of unity among women working together with wide interests and important goals.
a formal prayer used in a worship service. The collect follows this pattern: (1) the addressing of God, (2) an attribute of God or the basis for approaching God, (3) the petition or request, (4) the reason for the petition, (5) the doxology or expression of praise to God.
collect is a humble file collection utility that allows you to manage lists of files or directories on your filesystem and to access them in a convenient way. It integrates well with xargs. It also integrates crudely with the GNOME panel through a Ruby script.
A process used by Tivoli Decision Support for OS/390 to read data from input log data sets, interpret records in the data set, and store the data in DB2 tables in the Tivoli Decision Support for OS/390 database.