(dI' *u* gram) *n.*

an abstract visual representation that shows the connections between objects.

*v.t.*

2. to depict in a diagram.

(dI' *u* log) *n.*

1. dialog box.

2. a user interface object that uses a dynamic resembling a conversation between the program and the user.

(dI' *u* log boks') *n.*

a window that a program displays temporarily for interaction with the user.

(dik' sh*u*n a^r i) *n.*

1. an ordered list of words and their meanings.

2. a lookup table in which it is possible to look up a name and retrieve one or several descriptive or categorical attributes associated with it.

*SQL. Libref.*
Ref:
**PSPL**:SQL:Query Expressions.
**SPG**:SQL.

*Function.*
Ref:
**PSPPR**:Functions.
**PSPL**:Functions and CALL Routines:Other Categories of Functions.
**SLRD**:Functions and CALL Routines.

*Function.*
The derivative of the gamma function.
Ref:
**PSPPR**:Functions.
**PSPL**:Functions and CALL Routines:Mathematical Functions.
**SLRD**:Functions and CALL Routines.

(di' jit) *n.*

one of the characters or symbols that indicate magnitude in a numeral, especially these characters, used to write decimal numerals:

`0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9`

*n.*

a character string containing digits, usually used as a code.

*Function.*
Ref:
**PSPPR**:Functions.
**PSPL**:Loops and Arrays:Arrays.
**SLRD**:Functions and CALL Routines.

(di men' sh*u*n) *n.*

1. a position for a subscript in the definition of an array.

2. an independent direction within an object, such as the horizontal and vertical dimensions of a page.

3. any separate aspect of variability in an object, space, mathematical model, etc.

*Function.*
Ref:
**PSPPR**:Functions.
**PSPL**:Low-Level I/O Programming:Directory I/O Functions.
**SLRD**:Functions and CALL Routines.

*Display Manager window.* Library members.

*n.*

1. access of a stored object by the object’s address.

*adj.*

2. allowing access by address.

(di rek' t*u* ri) *n.*

a collection of computer files stored together, or the list of these files.

*n.*

an integer value that identifies a directory. The DOPEN function opens a directory and returns a directory ID.

*SAS/STAT. Procedure.* Discriminant criteria.

(disk') *n.*

a storage device, flat and circular in shape, that contains data arranged in the shape of circles or a helix on one or both surfaces.

Also, **disc**.

*Device.*

(di sp*u*r' zh*u*n) *Statistics.* *n.*

the tendency of values in a population to be different from each other.

*Data step statement.*
Ref:
**PSPPR**:Data Step Statements.
**PSPL**:Text File I/O:Data Step Windows.
**SLRD**:Statements.

*Macro statement.*
Ref:
**PSPPR**:Macro Language:Macro Statements.
**PSPL**:Macro Language:User Parameters.

*Procedure.*
Ref:
**SPG**.

*n.*

a part of the interactive environment of base SAS developed mainly in the late 1980s with features that allow a user to edit and execute SAS programs and manage SAS files, characterized by a full-screen user interface style with commands, line commands, selection codes, and pull-down menus.

Also, **display manager**, **SAS Display Manager System**.

*REPORT procedure. n.*

an input variable whose values from every observation are displayed in the report.

*SAS/STAT. Procedure.* Scores differences between
observations.

*n.*

an application design approach that divides processing among many computers that are loosely coordinated, especially as a way to solve a computationally intensive problem.

*n.*

the function that defines a probability distribution. For each value of a distribution, the value of the distribution function is the probability that a random variable from the distribution will be less than or equal to that value. The value of the function increases from 0 to 1.

Also, **cumulative distribution function**.

(dis' trO) *n.*

distribution.