computer program


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Noun1.computer program - (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and executecomputer program - (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute; "the program required several hundred lines of code"
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
software, software package, software program, software system, computer software, package - (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory; "the market for software is expected to expand"
anti-virus program - a computer program that checks a computer for viruses and prevents their spread
application program, applications programme, application - a program that gives a computer instructions that provide the user with tools to accomplish a task; "he has tried several different word processing applications"
binary program, binary - a pre-compiled, pre-linked program that is ready to run under a given operating system; a binary for one operating system will not run on a different operating system; "the same source code can be compiled to produce different binaries for different operating systems"
loop - a computer program that performs a series of instructions repeatedly until some specified condition is satisfied
malevolent program - a computer program designed to have undesirable or harmful effects
patch - a short set of commands to correct a bug in a computer program
assembler, assembly program - a program to convert assembly language into machine language
checking program - a program that examines other computer programs for syntax errors
compiling program, compiler - (computer science) a program that decodes instructions written in a higher order language and produces an assembly language program
debugger - a program that helps in locating and correcting programming errors
user interface, interface - (computer science) a program that controls a display for the user (usually on a computer monitor) and that allows the user to interact with the system
interpretive program, interpreter - (computer science) a program that translates and executes source language statements one line at a time
job control - a program that is called to prepare each job to be run
library program - a program in a program library
monitor program, monitoring program - a program that observes and regulates and controls or verifies the operations of a data-processing system
object program, target program - a fully compiled or assembled program ready to be loaded into the computer
source program - a program written in a language from which statements are translated into machine language
parser - a computer program that divides code up into functional components; "compilers must parse source code in order to translate it into object code"
tagging program, tagger - a computer program that attaches labels to the grammatical constituents of textual matter
relocatable program - a program that can be located in different parts of memory at different times
reusable program - a program that can be loaded once and executed repeatedly
Web Map Server, Web Map Service - a computer program that produces maps of spatially referenced data dynamically from geographic information
search engine - a computer program that retrieves documents or files or data from a database or from a computer network (especially from the internet)
self-adapting program - a program that can change its performance in response to its environment
spider, wanderer - a computer program that prowls the internet looking for publicly accessible resources that can be added to a database; the database can then be searched with a search engine
spreadsheet - a screen-oriented interactive program enabling a user to lay out financial data on the screen
stored program - a program that is stored in the memory of the computer that executes it
executive program, supervisory program, supervisor - a program that controls the execution of other programs
syntax checker - a program to check natural language syntax
system program, systems program, systems software - a program (as an operating system or compiler or utility program) that controls some aspect of the operation of a computer
text-matching - a computer program that looks for text that matches a given text; "Google uses text-matching to find web pages containing a particular text"
translating program, translator - a program that translates one programming language into another
service program, utility program, utility - (computer science) a program designed for general support of the processes of a computer; "a computer system provides utility programs to perform the tasks needed by most users"
Translations
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computer program

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