Crossword clues for program
- List of instructions for school run pocketed
- Instructions for computer supporting good memory
- Usher's offering
- TV fare
- TV show
- Usher's handout
- Write computer code
- Write code
- Television production
- Something to get with (with ''the'')
- Write in code?
- Word with pilot or crash
- Set of directions for a computer
- Order of events
- Handout before a show
- Handout at a school play
- For a metric weight unit?
- Code sequence
- Write computer instructions
- A radio or television show
- An announcement of the events that will occur as part of a theatrical or sporting event
- A performance (or series of performances) at a public presentation
- A course of academic studies
- (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute
- A series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
- A system of projects or services intended to meet a public need
- A document stating the aims and principles of a political party
- TV offering
- Martin Beck give-away
- Ball-park purchase
- Good to run golf competition over US course
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
computer program \computer program\ n. a sequence of instructions, stored in any medium, that can be interpreted and executed by a computer; -- called most frequently a program. This term is used both for the written program (a document) and for its corresponding electronic version stored or executed on the computer. See instruction; as, Version 1.0 of the program had a serious bug that caused the computer to crash frequently..
Syn: program, program, computer programme.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1630s, "public notice," from Late Latin programma "proclamation, edict," from Greek programma "a written public notice," from stem of prographein "to write publicly," from pro- "forth" (see pro-) + graphein "to write" (see -graphy).\n
\nGeneral sense of "a definite plan or scheme" is recorded from 1837. Meaning "list of pieces at a concert, playbill" first recorded 1805 and retains the original sense. That of "objects or events suggested by music" is from 1854. Sense of "broadcasting presentation" is from 1923. Computer sense (noun and verb) is from 1945. Spelling programme, established in Britain, is from French in modern use and began to be used early 19c., originally especially in the "playbill" sense. Program music attested from 1877.
1889, "write program notes;" 1896, "arrange according to program," from program (n.). Of computers from 1945. From 1963 in the figurative sense of "to train to behave in a predetermined way." Related: Programmed; programming.
n. 1 A set of structured activity. 2 A leaflet listing information about a play, game or other activity. 3 A performance of a show or other broadcast on radio or television. 4 (lb en computing) A software application, or a collection of software applications, designed to perform a specific task. 5 (lb en especially in the phrase "get with the program") A particular mindset or method of doing things. vb. 1 (context transitive English) To enter a program or other instructions into (a computer or other electronic device) to instruct it to do a particular task. 2 (context transitive English) To develop (software) by writing program code. 3 (context transitive English) To put together the schedule of an event. 4 (context transitive English) To cause to automatically behave in a particular way.
n. a system of projects or services intended to meet a public need; "he proposed an elaborate program of public works"; "working mothers rely on the day care program" [syn: programme]
a performance (or series of performances) at a public presentation; "the program lasted more than two hours" [syn: programme]
a document stating the aims and principles of a political party; "their candidate simply ignored the party platform"; "they won the election even though they offered no positive program" [syn: platform, political platform, political program]
an announcement of the events that will occur as part of a theatrical or sporting event; "you can't tell the players without a program" [syn: programme]
Program ( American spelling) or programme (British spelling) may refer to:
Program is a German non-profit platform that aims to expand the disciplinary boundaries of architecture through its collaboration with other fields. Based in Berlin, it was founded in 2006 by Carson Chan (born 1980 in Hong Kong) and Fotini Lazaridou-Hatzigoga (born 1979 in Thessaloniki, Greece). Program has been providing a discursive platform for artists, architects, critics and curators to explore new ideas through exhibitions, performances, workshops, lectures and residencies. Exhibitions represent a large part of Program's mandate for expanding the current understanding of architecture, both theoretically and in practice.
Examples of programs include:
- The sequence of cards used by a Jacquard loom to produce a given pattern within weaved cloth. Invented in 1801, it used holes in punched cards to represent sewing loom arm movements in order to generate decorative patterns automatically.
- A computer program list of instructions to be executed by a computer.
- Barrels, punched cards and music rolls encoding music to be played by player pianos, fairground organs, barrel organs and music boxes.
The execution of a program is a series of actions following the instructions it contains. Each instruction produces effects that alter the state of the machine according to its predefined meaning.
While some machines are called programmable, for example a programmable thermostat or a musical synthesizer, they are in fact just devices which allow their users to select among a fixed set of a variety of options, rather than being controlled by programs written in a language (be it textual, visual or otherwise).
Usage examples of "program".
The response gave him a list of programs, and an accountant friend identified the one called MAS 90 as the target--the program that would hold their list of vendors and the discount and payment terms for each.
This was to allow control rooms of affiliate stations which had not been broadcasting the network program to interrupt their local programming and take the special bulletin.
As its manifesto and program are practically identical with those of the Communist Party of America, while all its members are likewise affiliated with the Third or Moscow International, the foregoing characterization of the Communist Party applies without essential modification to the Communist Labor Party.
Chairman read from the statement yesterday that the charge against these men was disloyalty, and that they had affiliated themselves with a party whose platform and program call for an overthrow of this Government by violence, he added that we will prove this beyond the shadow of a doubt.
Socialist League, closely affiliated with the Socialist Party, planned to use disguises, if necessary, after the Socialist Party adopted its anti-war program in 1917.
It cannot be truly international unless it accords to its affiliated bodies full freedom in matters of policy and forms of struggle on the basis of such program and principles, so that the Socialists of each country may work out their problems in the light of their own peculiar economic, political and social conditions as well as the historic traditions.
Nothing Ambry was doing was against their programming and perhaps the younger man would provide the leverage they had been seeking to get the Piper to cooperate.
Those inside would not be fighting an amplified wizard so much as a program, one drawn up by the same machine that Coydt van Haas had first used and developed to create the intricate spells for Spirit, Suzl, and many others, and which New Eden had used for its conversion programs in Nantzee and Mareh.
She carried several versions of analysand in working memory, and ran the new programs through the most comprehensive of the group, barely watching the lines of code as they flickered past on the screen.
Because I believe that Anarchism can not consistently impose an iron-clad program or method on the future.
The methods of Anarchism therefore do not comprise an iron-clad program to be carried out under all circumstances.
In an analysis that is over thirty years old and conducted long before we developed the National Pharmaceutical Stockpile and early-mobilization program, the World Health Organization estimated in 1970 that the release of aerosolized anthrax over a densely populated area with 5 million people could result in 250,000 casualties, 100,000 of whom would die unless treated.
Iraq launched a bioweapons program and had managed to develop weaponized anthrax by the time of the Gulf War.
Also the program permutated the dictionary words to try each word with an appended digit, or appending the number of the current month.
In the second half of the decade, Congress appropriated some 98 percent of what the administration requested for intelligence programs.