EPS is a set of API for parsing email messages. It is fast, thread-safe, understands content types and MIME, and has been extensively tested. It features re-entry routines to cut down on memory allocation and de-allocation.
Earnings Per Share. Total earnings divided by the weighted-average of the number of common shares outstanding. Earnings per share can be stated for a specific period of time, such as quarterly.
Generic term referring to polymers of varying chemical composition that are excreted outside the cell. Synonymous with exopolysaccharide, exocellular polymer, extracellular polymer, exopolymer. Term does not distinguish between bound polymer (capsule) and polymer excreted into the surrounding environment. In biofilms, EPS may refer to the polymers that extend between cells, forming a matrix and anchoring the cells to each other and to the substratum. ( See glycocalyx.)