a plan of action to accomplish a specified end:
a school lunch program.
a plan or schedule of activities, procedures, etc., to be followed.
a radio or television performance or production.
a list of items, pieces, performers, etc., in a musical, theatrical, or other entertainment.
an entertainment with reference to its pieces or numbers:
a program of American and French music.
a planned, coordinated group of activities, procedures, etc., often for a specific purpose, or a facility offering such a series of activities:
a drug rehabilitation program; a graduate program in linguistics.
a prospectus or syllabus:
a program of courses being offered.
a systematic plan for the automatic solution of a problem by a computer.
the precise sequence of instructions enabling a computer to solve a problem.
verb (used with object), programmed or programed, programming or programing.
to schedule as part of a program.
Computers. to prepare a program for.
to insert or encode specific operating instructions into (a machine or apparatus):
We’ll program the bells to ring at ten-minute intervals.
to insert (instructions) into a machine or apparatus:
An automatic release has been programmed into the lock as a safety feature.
to cause to absorb or incorporate automatic responses, attitudes, or the like; condition:
Our parents programmed us to respect our elders.
to set, regulate, or modify so as to produce a specific response or reaction:
Program your eating habits to eliminate sweets.
verb (used without object), programmed or programed, programming or programing.
to plan or write a program.
a sequence of coded instructions fed into a computer, enabling it to perform specified logical and arithmetical operations on data
verb -grams, -gramming, -grammed, -grammes, -gramming, -grammed
(transitive) to feed a program into (a computer)
(transitive) to arrange (data) into a suitable form so that it can be processed by a computer
(intransitive) to write a program
A organized system of instructions and data interpreted by a computer. Programming instructions are often referred to as code. See more at source code, See also programming language.
A series of instructions given to a computer to direct it to carry out certain operations. The term code is often used to denote large-scale operations.
or programable [proh-gram-uh-buh l, proh-gram-] /ˈproʊ græm ə bəl, proʊˈgræm-/ adjective 1. capable of being programmed. noun 2. an electronic device, as a calculator or telephone, that can be programmed to perform specific tasks. programmable /prəʊˈɡræməbəl/ adjective 1. (esp of a device or operation) capable of being programmed for automatic operation or computer processing
[ree-pruh-graf-iks] /ˌri prəˈgræf ɪks/ noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. reprography.
noun 1. the reproduction and duplication of documents, written materials, drawings, designs, etc., by any process making use of light rays or photographic means, including offset printing, microfilming, photography, office duplicating, and the like. noun 1. the art or process of copying, reprinting, or reproducing printed material
noun 1. something that is contemplated, devised, or planned; plan; scheme. 2. a large or major undertaking, especially one involving considerable money, personnel, and equipment. 3. a specific task of investigation, especially in scholarship. 4. Education. a supplementary, long-term educational assignment necessitating personal initiative, undertaken by an individual student or a group of students. 5. […]