\kˈʊkt mˈə͡ʊd], \kˈʊkt mˈəʊd], \k_ˈʊ_k_t m_ˈəʊ_d]\
Definitions of COOKED MODE
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The normalUnix character-input mode, with interrupts enabledand with erase, kill and other special-characterinterpretations performed directly by the tty driver.Opposite of raw mode. See also rare mode. Otheroperating systems often have similar mode distinctions, andthe raw/rare/cooked way of describing them has spread widelyalong with the C language and other Unix exports. Mostgenerally, "cooked mode" may refer to any mode of a systemthat does extensive preprocessing before presenting data to aprogram.
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- Predetermined sets of questions used collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.