A security mechanism, policy, or procedure that can counter system attack, reduce risks, and resolve vulnerabilities; a safeguard or countermeasure.
(project management) A means of monitoring for, and triggering intervention in, activities that are not going according to plan.
A duplicate book, register, or account, kept to correct or check another account or register.
(graphical user interface) An interface element that a computer user interacts with, such as a window or a text box.
(climatology) Any of the physical factors determining the climate of a place, such as latitude, distribution of land and water, altitude, exposure, prevailing winds, permanent high- or low-barometric-pressure areas, ocean currents, mountain barriers, soil, and vegetation.
(linguistics) A construction in which the understood subject of a given predicate is determined by an expression in context. See control.