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Direct may refer to:


Mathematics

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Directed set In mathematics Mathematics (from Greek: ) includes the study of such topics as numbers (arithmetic and number theory), formulas and related structures (algebra), shapes and spaces in which they are contained (geometry), and quantities and th ...
, in order theory *
Direct limit In mathematics Mathematics (from Greek: ) includes the study of such topics as numbers (arithmetic and number theory), formulas and related structures (algebra), shapes and spaces in which they are contained (geometry), and quantities and th ...
of (pre), sheaves *
Direct sum of modules In abstract algebra In algebra, which is a broad division of mathematics, abstract algebra (occasionally called modern algebra) is the study of algebraic structures. Algebraic structures include group (mathematics), groups, ring (mathematics) ...
, a construction in abstract algebra which combines several vector spaces


Computing

* Direct access (disambiguation), a method of accessing data in a database * Direct connect (disambiguation), various methods of telecommunications and computer networking *
Direct memory access Direct memory access (DMA) is a feature of computer systems that allows certain hardware subsystems to access main system memory Memory is the faculty of the by which or is , stored, and retrieved when needed. It is the retention of inform ...
, access to memory by hardware subsystems independently of the CPU


Entertainment

* ''Direct'' (Tower of Power album) * ''Direct'' (Vangelis album) * ''Direct'' (EP), by The 77s


Other uses

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Nintendo Direct Nintendo Direct is a series of online presentation or live shows produced by Nintendo, where information regarding the company's upcoming content or franchises is presented, such as information about games and consoles. The presentations began i ...
, an online presentation frequently held by Nintendo *
Mars Direct Mars Direct is a proposal for a human mission to Mars A human mission to Mars has been the subject of science fiction since the 1880s, and of aerospace engineering and scientific proposals since the late 1940s. Plans include landing on Mars for ...
, a proposal for a crewed mission to Mars *
DIRECT Direct may refer to: Mathematics * Directed set In mathematics Mathematics (from Greek: ) includes the study of such topics as numbers (arithmetic and number theory), formulas and related structures (algebra), shapes and spaces in which ...
, a proposed space shuttle-derived launch vehicle *
DirectX Microsoft DirectX is a collection of application programming interface In computing Computing is any goal-oriented activity requiring, benefiting from, or creating computing machinery. It includes the study and experimentation of algori ...
, a proprietary dynamic media platform *
Direct current Direct current (DC) is one-directional flow Flow may refer to: Science and technology * Flow (fluid) or fluid dynamics, the motion of a gas or liquid * Flow (geomorphology), a type of mass wasting or slope movement in geomorphology * Flow (math ...
, a direct flow of electricity *
Direct examination The direct examination or examination-in-chief is one stage in the process of adducing evidence from witnesses in a court of law. Direct examination is the questioning of a witness by the party who called him or her, in a trial (law), trial. D ...
, the in-trial questioning of a witness by the party who has called him or her to testify


See also

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Direction (disambiguation) Direction may refer to: *Relative direction, for instance left, right, forward, backwards, up, and down ** Anatomical terms of location for those used in anatomy *Cardinal direction Mathematics and science *Direction vector, a unit vector that ...
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Director (disambiguation) Director may refer to: Literature * ''Director'' (magazine), a British magazine * ''The Director'' (novel), a 1971 novel by Henry Denker * ''The Director'' (play), a 2000 play by Nancy Hasty Music * Director (band) Director were an Republic ...
* Indirect (disambiguation) {{Disambiguation