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25 Mar program

  1. Digital Data StreamA preestablished process for doing something (the twelve-step program)
  2. The act of writing instructions for a computer
  3. A set of instructions for a computer or a computer application
  4. A large, deep hole into which a government can dump money indiscriminately
  5. A show on the television
  6. A regimen

I googled “program” and from the definition I got (below) I want to focus on the first one under verb:

noun: programme; plural noun: programmes; noun: program; plural noun: programs
  1. a planned series of future events, items, or performances.  “a weekly program of films”
    synonyms: schedule, agenda, calendar, timetable; More order of events, lineup “our program for the day”
    • a set of related measures, events, or activities with a particular long-term aim.  “the nuclear power program”
      synonyms: plan of action, series of measures, strategy, scheme“the government’s reform program”
  2. a sheet or booklet giving details of items or performers at an event or performance.  “a theater program”
    synonyms: guide, list of performers, cast list, playbill “a theater program”
  3. a presentation or item on radio or television, especially one broadcast regularly between stated times.  “a nature program”
    synonyms: broadcast, production, show, presentation, transmission, performance, telecast “a television program”
    • dated: a radio or television service or station providing a regular succession of programs on a particular frequency; a channel.
  4. a series of coded software instructions to control the operation of a computer or other machine.
verb: program; 3rd person present: programs; past tense: programmed; past participle: programmed; gerund or present participle: programming; past tense: programed; past participle: programed; gerund or present participle: programing
  1. provide (a computer or other machine) with coded instructions for the automatic performance of a particular task.  “it is a simple matter to program the computer to recognize such symbols”
    • write computer programs.  “I’ve programmed for 25 years and have used many languages”
    • input (instructions for the automatic performance of a task) into a computer or other machine.  verb: programme; 3rd person present: programmes  “simply program in your desired volume level”
    • cause (a person or animal) to behave in a predetermined way. “all members of a particular species are programmed to build nests in the same way”
  2. arrange according to a plan or schedule. “we learn how to program our own lives consciously”
    synonyms: arrange, organize, schedule, plan, map out, timetable, line up, slate “they programmed the day well”

Keywords: tools
modularity
design
data type
code
software
computer

References: AI programming
algorithms
automata
computing
formalisms
logic
rules

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