Pre-Boot eXecution Environment (PXE)

Technology / Computers / Pre-Boot eXecution Environment (PXE): (pronounced 'pixie') Created by Intel, it is one of their WfM specification components. A PXE-enabled workstation has a jumper that connects its NIC to the LAN which will keep the workstation connected to the network even when there is no power. Having this installed jumper, the system administrator will not have to physically visit this workstation to load software or run diagnostic programs. It is all done over the network.

Other Words for Environment

Environment Adjective Synonyms: surroundings, environs, atmosphere, ecosystem, conditions, habitat, circumstances, medium, milieu, territory, locale, setting, mise en scŠne, situation

Other Words for Execution

Execution Noun Synonyms: killing, capital punishment, assassination, murder, removal, liquidation, slaying
Execution Verb Synonyms: accomplishment, performance, carrying out, doing, discharge, dispatch or despatch, implementation, prosecution, realization, enactment


Business / Finance / Execution: The first day of trading when the seller, rather than the buyer, of a stock will be entitled to the most recently announced dividend payment. The date set by the NYSE (and generally followed on other MORE

Execution Costs

Business / Finance / Execution Costs: The process of completing an order to buy or sell securities. Once a trade is executed, it is reported by a Confirmation Report; settlement (payment and transfer of ownership) occurs in the U.S. betwe MORE

Hostile Environment Harassment

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Hostile Environment Harassment: Sexual or other discriminatory conduct that is so severe and pervasive that it interferes with an individual’s ability to perform the job, creates an intimidating, offensive, threatening or humiliat MORE