Anchor: #i1003888
early ROW release for utilities
Early ROW release for utilities is a type of highway project release from ROW Division which sets a date on which utility investigation charges and preliminary engineering charges, i.e., survey, may begin. However, no physical adjustment of an eligible utility’s facilities can be authorized or accomplished under this release. Acquisition of replacement ROW is not permitted.
ROW Utility Manual
Anchor: #i1003904
Earthwork includes the operations connected with excavating and placing embankments with soil, earth or rock.
Anchor: #i1003914
Easement refers to the right to use or control an area of the property of another for designated purposes.
Anchor: #i1003939
economically disadvantaged county
As determined from data provided to TxDOT by the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts at the beginning of each fiscal year, a county that meets the requirements of state law and Texas Administrative Code (TAC).
Anchor: #i1003949
edge cracking
Edge cracking is pavement distress which frequently happens on narrow pavements at the same time drop-offs occur. This distress can be started by shrinkage of the asphalt at the edge of the pavement or shrinkage cracks in the base or subgrade. Edge loads tend to cause failure of this type of cracking by breaking off the pavement edge.
Maintenance Collection
Anchor: #i1000089
educational seminar for state travel officials
An educational seminar for state travel officials is when travel directors from across the United States meet annually to discuss state and national tourism issues and concerns and to attend educational seminars.
Anchor: #i1003984
effective date
Effective date is the date on which a contractor can begin to incur reimbursable costs under a contract.
Contract Management Manual
Anchor: #i1003999
Effluent is the outflow or discharge from a sewer or sewage treatment equipment.
Anchor: #i1004009
  1. Egress is the right to go out or a place for going out, such as an exit. The right to leave a tract of land. Often used interchangeably with access.
  2. Egress is any mode of operation, action, reaction or indication on or by the vehicle equipment and/or accessory equipment which degrades the VHF-FM radio receiver effective sensitivity performance by more than six dB.
  3. Manual of Testing Procedures
Anchor: #i1004025
El Paso District
The El Paso District is a TxDOT district office including the following counties: Brewster, Culberson, El Paso, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, and Presidio. The district has three area offices, including rural and urban El Paso offices and one in Alpine. The Anthony Travel Information Center and a Vehicle Titles and Registration Regional Office operate out of the district.
Inside TxDOT
Anchor: #i1000099
El Protector
El Protector is a traffic safety program that targets primarily Hispanic youth.
Anchor: #i1004054
Elasticity is a property of a soil that causes it to be springy or flexible.
Anchor: #i1004064
elastomeric material
Elastomeric material is a material, usually synthetic, having elastic properties similar to those of rubber.
Bearing pads made from compounds containing virgin neoprene and water stops made from natural rubber, synthetic rubber or polyvinyl chloride compounds (PVC).
Manual of Testing Procedures
Anchor: #i1021749
Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
E/PwD or E/D
Federal Transit Administration program grant that provides funding for public transportation services to elderly persons and persons with disabilities. Codified at 49 USC 5310 and often called the Section 5310, E/PwD or E/D program.
Public Transportation Collection
Anchor: #i1010915
electrical details
Electrical details are TxDOT standard sheets showing specifications for electrical specifications. They are contained in the Traffic Operations Standard Plans.
Highway Illumination Manual
Anchor: #i1004126
electrical service
Electrical service is the point of receiving power from utility company. Typical service voltages used on highway electrical systems are 120/240 VAC, 240/480 VAC, and 480 VAC.
Highway Illumination Manual
Anchor: #i1004171
Electronic Communications Privacy Act
The Electronic Communications Privacy Act is a law that makes it illegal to gain access to a computer system and its information when using an unauthorized or stolen password.
Information Technology and Services Manual
Anchor: #i1004190
electronic data interchange
Electronic Data Interchange is the computer-to-computer exchange between trading partners of business data in standardized document formats.
Information Security Manual
Anchor: #i1004220
electronic document management system
An electronic document management system is an electronic document management application that supports the storage, indexing, retrieval, management, and archiving of documents (electronic files) in a controlled environment utilizing a storage subsystem and a catalog subsystem. Also called an enterprise document management system.
Records Management Manual
Anchor: #i1004256
Electronic Message System
Electronic Message System is an electronic mail software system that provides for message transfer between computers or terminals of the mainframe or local area network (LAN).
Anchor: #i1004286
electronic record
An electronic record is any information created, used and retained in a form that only a computer can process. Electronic records may reside on a hard disk, optical disk, CD-ROM or other storage media, such as diskettes or tapes.
Government Code §441.180(11); 13 TAC §6.91(5)
Anchor: #i1004301
Electronic State Business Daily
Electronic State Business Daily is an electronic bulletin board used by all state agencies to post procurement opportunities of $25,000 or more and provide notice of awards.
Purchasing Manual
Anchor: #i1004321
electronic thermometer
An electronic thermometer is a device containing electrical circuitry and measures change in some property of a sensor to determine the temperature. Three common sensors are Resistance Temperature Detector (RTD), Thermistor, and Thermocouple.
Anchor: #i1004341
An element is a generic term used to refer to a uniquely identifiable component within the core technology architecture whose interpretation is subject to its usage context.Computer system, domain, environment, etc.
Information Services Business Improvement Project Technology 1
Anchor: #i1004357
elements data
Elements data are the supplemental electronic bridge inventory, inspection, and appraisal data taken for the Texas Bridge Management System (BMS). The Elements: Field Inspection and Coding Manual describes the step-by-step data entry requirements.
Bridge Inspection Manual
Anchor: #i1012678
Elevation is the vertical distance of a point above or below some arbitrarily assumed level surface or datum. It is the point of known height above mean sea level measured in feet.
Anchor: #i1004379
eligible cost
An eligible cost is an expenditure authorized in accordance with the terms and conditions of a contract or applicable law or regulation.
Contract Management Manual
Anchor: #i1004394
eligible utility adjustment
A utility adjustment, required by a highway improvement project, that is eligible, in accordance with federal and state law, for cost reimbursement by TxDOT.
Anchor: #i1004404
E-mail or electronic mail is a service that sends messages on computers via local or global net-works. E-mail that is sent from one computer system to another or over the Internet must pass through gateways both to leave the originating system and to enter the receiving system.
Source: Information Technology and Services Manual
Anchor: #i1004418
email address
An email address is an address such as bclinton@whitehouse.com, or a universal resource locator (URL) such as http://www.dot.state.tx.us, or a host address where information can be found such as dot.state.tx.us
Information Technology and Services Manual
Anchor: #i1004432
An embankment is a raised structure of soil, soil aggregate, rock or combination of the three. Materials used for fill section.
Anchor: #i1004447
An emergency is any occurrence (including any failure of hazard control or monitoring equipment) or event internal or external to the permit space that could endanger entrants.
Occupational Safety Manual
Anchor: #i1004461
Emergency Closings Report
The Emergency Closings report, generated through the Texas Reference Marker System, lists all route or route sections which are closed temporarily for various reasons, including flooding or hazardous material spills.
Texas Reference Marker (TRM) System User's Manual
Anchor: #emergency_fuel_coordination_team
Emergency Fuel Coordination Team
Emergency Fuel Coordination Team is comprised of a volunteer Industry Committee Lead, who is appointed by the Governor’s Office of Emergency Management, and a group of industry volunteers from the private sector and trade associations. The team is responsible for assisting the State in assuring a reliable fuel supply to support both the general and special needs population (including fuel for special needs buses) during an evacuation.
Maintenance Division
Anchor: #i1012798
emergency medical technician
An emergency medical technician is a person specially trained in life-saving medical techniques specifically trauma-related. They are usually affiliated with ambulance service units in local police and fire departments and can provide pre-hospital care for trauma victims, many of whom are crash victims.
Anchor: #i1004507
emergency purchase
An emergency purchase is a purchase of goods or services so badly needed that an agency will suffer financial or operational damage unless they are secured immediately. [TGC §2155.137, 1 TAC §113.11 (a) (2)]
Purchasing Manual
Anchor: #i1004532
emergency standby time
Emergency standby time is standby time that is not scheduled but which arises out of an emergency, broadly defined as an unanticipated or unusual event requiring urgent or immediate action. When it is possible to do so, employees will be given advance notice that they will be placed on standby status.
Human Resources Manual
Anchor: #i1004547
eminent domain
  1. Eminent domain is the power of the federal or state government to take private property for a public purpose, even if the property owner objects. See also condemnation.
  2. Right of Way Manual
  3. The power to take private property for public use without the owner’s consent upon the payment of adequate (just) compensation. Within the Department, the term eminent domain (proceeding) includes the technical legal processes, proceedings, and all steps that must be taken and followed as required by Chapter 21 of the Texas Property Code in order to properly exercise the eminent domain authority granted to the Department under the law.
Anchor: #i1013400
Employee Assistance Program
The employee assistance program is a program designed to assist employees and their immediate family members in dealing with emotional and personal problems — including alcohol, inhalant and drug abuse — that potentially affect an employee's work performance and safety.
Human Resources Manual
Anchor: #i1004611
employee computing
Employee computing is any information service, typically application development and report generation, that the end user provides for himself or for a very small number of users. While the Information System staffs provide the enabling infrastructure, these employee computing services are not managed by the IS staffs.
Information Systems Business Project Retooling
Anchor: #i1004626
employee PIN number
The employee PIN number is a 14-digit number that is unique to each employee. The number starts with a two, then the employee’s social security number, a check digit and three zeros.
Anchor: #i1004636
Employee Status Form 102
The form used to document current employee status with regard to position and compensation level.
Human Resources Manual
Anchor: #i1004680
emulsified asphalt
Emul Asph or EA
Emulsified asphalt is asphalt cement mixed with water to liquefy it. Since water and asphalt do not normally mix, an emulsifying agent issued. When the water evaporates, the emulsion is said to "break," and the asphalt hardens. Emulsions are either anionic (electronegatively charged) or cationic (electropositively charged), depending upon the emulsifying agent used.
Anchor: #i1004695
Encoding is transferring data from one character structure to another, for example from handwriting on paper to computer input.
Anchor: #i1013759
encroachment (right of way)
Fixed private property (e.g., building, fence, wall, sign or other real property improvement or fixture) located in the public right of way or intruding into or invading upon the public right of way from the adjoining private property.
Anchor: #i1004711
Encryption is a process for enciphering or encoding data to prevent illicit entry into a system.
Information Security Manual
Encumbrances are the obligations in the form of purchase orders or contracts for which a part of an appropriation is reserved. These cease to be encumbrances when they become expenditures or when they are canceled. Based on current procedures, purchase requisition is not an encumbrance.
Anchor: #i1004736
endangered species
An endangered species is any species that is in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of its range.
Environmental Manual
Anchor: #i1004750
Endangered Species Act of 1973
The Endangered Species Act of 1973 was passed in order to check the precipitous decline of the plant and animal species in the United States. All federal agencies are charged with utilizing their authorities by carrying out programs for the conservation of threatened and endangered species and must insure that any action authorized, funded or carried out by them (or authorized agents) does not jeopardize the continued existence of these species or result in adverse modification of such species habitat.
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end-of-month reporting
End-of-month reports are reports that reflect data accumulated since the last end-of-month update occurred.
Finance Division
Anchor: #i1004790
end-of-year reporting
End-of-year reports are reports that reflect data accumulated since the last end-of-year update occurred. Generally the end-of-year is August 31.
Finance Division
end section
An end section is a flared metal attachment on the inlet and outlet of a culvert to prevent erosion of the roadbed, improve hydraulic efficiency, and improve appearance.
Anchor: #i1013949
Energized means being connected to an energy source or containing residual or stored energy.
Occupational Safety Manual
Anchor: #i1004855
energy dissipater
An energy dissipater is a device used to reduce the energy of flowing water.
Anchor: #i1004865
energy gradient
Energy gradient is a slope of a line joining the elevations of the energy head of a stream.
Anchor: #i1004875
energy head
The energy head is the elevation of the hydraulic gradient at any section, plus the velocity head.
Anchor: #i1004885
energy isolating device
  1. An energy isolating device is a mechanical device that physically prevents the transmission or release of energy. Push buttons, selector switches and other control circuit type devices are not energy isolating devices.
  2. A manually-operated electrical circuit breaker, a disconnect switch, a manually-operated switch by which the conductors of a circuit can be disconnected from all underground supply conductors, and, in addition, no pole can be operated independently, a line valve, a block, and any similar device used to block or isolate energy.
  3. Occupational Safety Manual
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Energy Policy Act
The Energy Policy Act pertains to cities with a population of 250,000 or more.
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energy source
An energy source is any source of electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, chemical or thermal energy.
Occupational Safety Manual
Anchor: #i1004946
The engineer is the qualified, Texas-licensed, professional engineer having responsibility for ensuring the accuracy of the information contained in the bridge record. A pre-qualified consulting firm engaged by TxDOT to perform routine bridge inspections is also considered to be covered by the term engineer.
Bridge Inspection Manual
Anchor: #i1004965
Engineering/CADD/GIS Architecture
The Engineering/CADD/GIS Architecture provides the framework, principles, guidelines, minimum standards and specifications, and policies/procedures to direct the process of acquiring, constructing, and enhancing TxDOT's engineering applications.
Information Systems Business Project Retooling
Anchor: #i1004980
engineering controls
Engineering controls are controls that isolate or remove the bloodborne pathogens hazard from the workplace.Sharps disposal containers, self-sheathing needles.
Occupational Safety Manual
Anchor: #i1004996
engineering programs
Engineering programs are computer software programs that have been developed to aid engineers performing calculations and problem solving needed for plan development.
Anchor: #i1005006
engineering workstations
An engineering workstation is a mainframe and/or stand-alone computer system which utilizes a sophisticated network communication and multi-tasking operating system with high-resolution graphic monitor(s) for performing design and engineering functions.
Anchor: #i1005016
Engulfment is the surrounding and effective capture of a person by a liquid or finely divided (flowable) solid substance that can be aspirated to cause death by filling or plugging the respiratory system or that can exert enough force on the body to cause death by strangulation, constriction or crushing.
Occupational Safety Manual
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enhancements, general
The enhancements, as a result of the highway project, which accrue to the community at large, to the area adjacent to the improvement, or to other property similarly situated as that taken but which property is not taken.
Real Estate Acquisition Guide for Local Public Agencies
Anchor: #i1005051
enhancements, special
Those enhancements, as a result of the highway project, which accrue directly and solely to the advantage of the property remaining after a partial taking.
Real Estate Acquisition Guide for Local Public Agencies
Anchor: #i1005066
enterprise computing
Any information service that spans multiple business areas and multiple districts/divisions/offices.
Anchor: #i1005076
enterprise data
Enterprise data is any factual information used as a basis for reasoning, decision-making, discussion, or calculation that is shared across organizational boundaries and/or is important to the business organization, regardless of whether the data is automated or not, where it is located, how it is physically stored, or who has access.
Information Security Manual
Anchor: #i1005091
entrained air
Entrained air is air bubbles in concrete.
Anchor: #i1005101
Entry is the action by which a person passes through an opening into a permit-required confined space. Entry includes ensuing work activities in that space and is considered to have occurred as soon as any part of the entrant’s body breaks the plane of an opening into the space.
Occupational Safety Manual
Anchor: #i1005115
entry access log
An entry access log is any device or means that indicates date and time of entry or access to an information resource, the duration of such access, and the date and time of departure from such access.
Information Security Manual
Anchor: #i1005130
entry permit
An entry permit is the written or printed document that is provided by the employer to allow and control entry into a permit space.
Occupational Safety Manual
Anchor: #i1005144
entry supervisor
An entry supervisor is the person (such as the employer, foreman or crew chief) responsible for determining if acceptable entry conditions are present at a permit space where entry is planned, for authorizing entry and overseeing entry operations, and for terminating entry as required.
Occupational Safety Manual
Anchor: #i1014941
A combination of hardware, software and supporting services that cooperatively function to perform work.
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Environmental Affairs Division
The Environmental Affairs Division is responsible for central coordination and oversight of all TxDOT environmental activities. It is also a liaison with state and federal resource agencies, the public, and other groups.
Inside TxDOT
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environmental assessment
An environmental assessment is a document performed for a project in which the significance of impacts on the environment is not clearly exhibited. The EA may lead to either a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) or an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).
Anchor: #i1005208
environmental commitment
Environmental commitment is any agreed-upon commitments to avoid, minimize or compensate for a social, economic or environmental impact. See also mitigation.
Environmental Manual
Anchor: #i1005246
environmental document
An environmental document is a decision-making document which incorporates environmental studies, coordination and consultation efforts and engineering elements. This includes categorical exclusions, environmental assessments and environmental impact statements.
Environmental Manual
Anchor: #i1005260
environmental impact statement
An environmental impact statement is a document which is prepared when significant project impacts are evident or identified after analysis in the Environmental Assessment (EA). The EIS requires both a draft and final statement and extensive public involvement.
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environmental justice
Environmental justice is a process that focuses on the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations and policies, as defined by the Environmental Protection Agency, by requiring the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income.
Public Transportation Collection
Anchor: #i1005286
Environmental Protection Agency
The Environmental Protection Agency is a federal agency responsible for developing and administering NPDES regulations. The EPA is the federal agency primarily responsible for environmental protection, including air quality.
Transportation Planning and Programming Collection
Anchor: #i1005306
environmental site assessment
An environmental site assessment is a study to determine the presence or likely presence of any hazardous substances or petroleum products on a property under conditions that indicate an existing release, a part release, or a material threat of a release of any hazardous substances or petroleum products into structures on the property or into the ground, groundwater, or surface water of the property. Three ESA phases are described below:
A Transaction Screen Process (ASTM E-1528) – consists of asking questions of owners and occupants of the property, observing site conditions at the property, and conducting limited research regarding certain government records and certain standard historical sources.
A Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ASTM E-1527) – is closely related to the transaction screening process, but has to be performed by an environmental professional and includes extensive historic and current records review.
A Phase II Environmental Site Assessment – includes intrusive surveys into the ground in a contaminated area to determine the extent of contamination, type, and concentration of material, and to estimate the expected underground movement of the material. The Level II ESA results are used to develop a conceptual remediation plan and associated costs.
Anchor: #i1005336
epoxy coated reinforcing steel
Epoxy coated reinforcing steel is steel (bar, fabric, wire) coated with a fusion bonded epoxy powder.
Manual of Testing Procedure
Anchor: #i1005350
Equal Employment Opportunity
Equal employment opportunity is a policy whereby all employees, applicants for employment and recipients of benefits and services are treated equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or age.
Human Resources Manual
Anchor: #i1015300
An equalizer is a culvert placed where there is no channel but where it is desirable to have standing water at equal elevations on both sides of a fill.
Anchor: #i1005385
An equation is those points on the highway centerline in which it is necessary to make one station number equal to another station number.
Anchor: #i1005395
  1. For accident reporting and liability insurance purposes, equipment means any vehicle, road building/maintenance equipment, boat, air compressor, etc., powered by an internal combustion engine. Only these items are covered by TxDOT’s liability insurance.
  2. Occupational Safety Manual
  3. Equipment means tangible, nonexpendable personal property having a useful life of more than one year and an acquisition cost of $5,000 or more per unit.
  4. Public Transportation Collection
Equipment Operations System
Equipment Operations System is the automated system for electronically recording, maintaining and reporting information about the capitalized major equipment fleet.
Anchor: #i1005434
equivalent single axle loads
Equivalent Single Axle Load (18KIP) is a measure developed for pavement design. This measure is an estimate of the number of equivalent 18,000 pound single axle loads expected to traverse a section of pavement during the pavement design life.
Traffic Data and Analysis Manual
Anchor: #i1005463
1. Erosion is the process of wearing away of the land surface by running water, wind, ice, or other geological agents, including such processes as gravitational creep.
2. Erosion is the detachment and movement of soil or rock fragments by water, wind, ice, or gravity. (i.e. accelerated, geological, gully, natural, rill, sheet, splash, impact, etc.)
Anchor: #i1005478
erosion control
Erosion control includes protection of soil from dislocation by water, wind, or other agents.
Anchor: #i1015589
errors and omissions
Errors and omissions means a contract clause that requires the performing entity to correct any work or service it performs that does not meet specifications even if the department previously accepted and paid for the service or work it provided.
Contract Management Manual
Anchor: #i1005499
essential duties
Essential duties are the job duties that are fundamental to the position and must be performed.
Human Resources Manual
Anchor: #i1005513
An estimate is the approximate quantity and cost of materials, construction items, and labor required for a specific construction project.
Anchor: #i1005523
estimated delivery
Estimated delivery is the date when goods are estimated to be received.
Finance Division
Anchor: #i1005538
estimate number
An estimate number is a sequential number assigned to a construction estimate to ensure all preceding estimates for a given construction project have been processed.
Anchor: #i1001334
estimate and quantity sheets
E&Q sheets
Estimate and Quantity sheets provide a list of all the pay items and estimated quantities in the contract. The E & Q sheets are plotted plan tracing sheets that must be in the construction plans. They also provides a space for final quantities once a project has been completed.
PS and E Preparation Manual

Ethernet is a local area network (LAN) used for connecting equipment within the same building or campus.

Source: Information Security Manual
Anchor: #i1005578
evaluation matrix
An evaluation matrix is the form used to determine total points accumulated by a bidder based on qualifications.
Right of Way Manual
Anchor: #i1005593
eviction proceedings
Eviction proceedings are legal proceedings – pursuant to Property Code, §24.005 – providing for the eviction of persons occupying property acquired by the State but who, after being notified, refuse to vacate the property.
Right of Way Collection
Anchor: #i1005608
Excavation is the act of cutting, digging, or scooping to remove material.
excepted parcels
Excepted parcels are parcels that are excluded from an agreement between a local public agency (LPA) and TxDOT. TxDOT appraises and acquires the parcels on its own without involvement by, or reimbursement to, the LPA.
Right of Way Collection
Anchor: #i1015776
Exception is the part of the highway or road that does not require work to be done on a given project.
Anchor: #i1005639
exception code
An exception code is a two-digit code managers use to specify requirements such as excess, hazardous item, etc.
Materials And Supplies Management System Manual
Anchor: #i1005653
execution date
Execution date is the date on which a party signs a contract.
Contract Management Manual
Anchor: #i1005668
Executive Director
The Executive Director of the Texas Department of Transportation or his designee is the top official of the agency.
An executor is a person appointed by the probate court to carry out the terms of a will; "Executrix" if such person is a woman.
Right of Way Manual
exempt damages
Exempt damages are damages to the remainder of a partially acquired parcel exclusive of fencing. Also called special damages.
Right of Way Collection
exempt employee
An exempt employee is an employee who is exempt from the overtime provisions of the FLSA as an executive, administrative, or professional employee.
Human Resources Manual
Anchor: #i1005737
existing retained right
Existing retained right is the right of a property owner, retained through agreement with the State, to cross a existing highway or roadway.
Right of Way Collection
Anchor: #i1005752
exit interview
An exit interview is the final interview that the supervisor and others have with the employee when they terminate employment with the department.
Human Resources Manual
Anchor: #i1015851
expansion joint
An expansion joint provides for expansion of a rigid slab without damage to itself, adjacent slabs, or structures.
Anchor: #i1005772
An expenditure is the incurrence of a liability for goods or services received. Encumbrances are not expenditures. Expenditures differ from costs in that costs are consumption of resources which may have previously been recognized as expenditures. Expenditures are recognized based on receipt of the goods or services.
Anchor: #i1005782
expenditure contract
An expenditure contract is a contract that at any time in the contract period generates a TxDOT obligation for the expenditure of funds to the contractor as consideration for the performance/service by the contractor to fulfill the financial terms of the contract.
Contract Management Manual
Anchor: #i1005797
expenditure transfer voucher
An expenditure transfer voucher is an accounting document used to make journal adjustment between funds, agencies and appropriation accounts, or to reflect the change of an expenditure or revenue object in the Uniform Statewide Accounting System (SAS).
Finance Division
Anchor: #i1005840
expert witness
An expert witness is one who testifies to value having qualified as a full-fledged appraiser.
Real Estate Acquisition Guide for Local Public Agencies
Anchor: #i1005855
expired password
An expired password is a password whose interval (time a password is valid), threshold (number of wrong password entries), or history (number of times before the same password can be reused) has been violated. An expired password must be changed before sign-on can be completed.
Information Security Manual
Anchor: #i1015900
exposure incident
An exposure incident is a specific eye, mouth, other mucous membrane, non-intact skin, or parenteral contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials that results from the performance of an employee’s duties.
Occupational Safety Manual
Anchor: #i1005880
An expressway is a divided arterial highway for through traffic. An expressway has full or partial control of access and generally has grade separations at major intersections.
Anchor: #i1005890
extended binary coded decimal interchange code
An extended binary coded decimal interchange code is an 8-bit coding scheme using an 8-bit byte that gives 256 possible coding combinations for character representation in a computer.
Anchor: #i1005905
Extended Text Compositor
The Extended Text Compositor is an interactive word processing system that executes under Remote Operational System Conversational Online Environment (ROSCOE) or Customer Information Control System (CICS) and is available from every Cathode Ray Tube in the Department's network. ETC operates on the central mainframe as well as the Regional.
Anchor: #i1005920
external stations
External stations are roadway points at which vehicles can enter and leave the urban area. Thus, external stations are located where a transportation facility crosses the study area boundary.
Traffic Data and Analysis Manual
Anchor: #i1005934
external-local trip
An external-local trip is a trip originating at a point outside the urban area boundary and destined to a point inside the urban area.
Traffic Data and Analysis Manual
Anchor: #i1005948
external-through trip
An external-through trip is a trip beginning and ending at a point outside the urban area, but which travels through the urban area.
Traffic Data and Analysis Manual
Anchor: #i1005962
Extranet is a private network that uses the Internet protocol and the public telecommunication system to securely share part of a business’s information or operations with suppliers, vendors, partners, customers or other businesses. An extranet requires security and privacy and therefore requires firewall server management, the issuance and use of digital certificates or similar means of user authentication, encryption of messages, and the use of virtual private networks (VPN) that tunnel through the public network.
Information Security Manual
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