guide word

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a word printed at the top of the page of a dictionary or other reference book to indicate the first or last item on that page

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Departure from the design intentions that are discovered by systematically applying suitable guide words
He doesn't remember what guide words are, and though I explain this shortcut, he's not sure whether to turn the pages left or right.
The program features guide words at the top of the screen that take you to a detailed drill-down menu of topics.
Each of these nodes is examined for abnormal behaviour by postulating Deviations created from Guide Words applied to Process Parameters that are common to the process.