software program


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Noun1.software program - (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 memorysoftware program - (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"
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
computer code, code - (computer science) the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructions
alpha software - a first release of a software product that is usually tested only by the developers
authoring language - software that can be used to develop interactive computer programs without the technically demanding task of computer programming
beta software - software that has not yet been released but has received an alpha test and still has more bugs than a regular release; "beta software is usually available only to particular users who will test it"
compatible software - software that can run on different computers without modification
compatible software - application software programs that share common conventions so they can be utilized together
computer-aided design, CAD - software used in art and architecture and engineering and manufacturing to assist in precision drawing
freeware - software that is provided without charge
groupware - software that can be used by a group of people who are working on the same information but may be distributed in space
operating system, OS - (computer science) software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services
computer program, computer programme, programme, program - (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute; "the program required several hundred lines of code"
subprogram, subroutine, procedure, routine, function - a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program
shareware - software that is available free of charge; may be distributed for evaluation with a fee requested for additional features or a manual etc.
shrink-wrapped software - software on CD-ROMs that are boxed and shrink-wrapped and sold in stores (implying a widely supported standard platform)
spyware - computer software that obtains information from a user's computer without the user's knowledge or consent
supervisory software - specialized programs that reside permanently in the computer's main memory and control the processing of user's programs
software documentation, documentation - program listings or technical manuals describing the operation and use of programs
database management system, DBMS - a software system that facilitates the creation and maintenance and use of an electronic database
upgrade - software that provides better performance than an earlier version did
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The Cognitive Tutor Algebra software program was part of a systemwide, data-based enhancement of the county's curriculum under the leadership of BCPS Superintendent Dr.
Software designers have provided an encoding process that allows a computer or AAC user to type (input) a series of letters that automatically prompt the software program to insert expanded text to complete a word or sentence (Anson, 1997).
There's not a lot of difference between building a bridge and a software program.
If the family already owns the keyboard and computer, the only investment will be in the software program, the connecting cables and perhaps additional MIDI repertoire files.
The software program enables HIPPY to maintain an up-to-the-minute flow of information that can be used to make more accurate and faster program decisions, and meet accountability requirements of funders plans to other communities.
In essence, only a well-informed user would be likely to locate the rule in either software program.
In addition, a number of software programs on the market can scan email, identifying any viruses contained in attachments.
The alleged attack of the 38Yes Campaign Web site was not an intentional act of someone trying to cripple the campaign, but rather a teacher or staff member installing a software program that would allow the Web site to be downloaded for educational purposes,'' the high school district said in a written statement released Friday.
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Kegelmeyer's software program searches for this trouble spot on the mammogram and then alerts the radiologist.
Now, RDC has developed a stand- alone licensed software program to complement these services.
The regulation clarifies that a trademark or trade name, ancillary to the ownership or use of a specific software program in the taxpayer's business and not acquired for the purpose of marketing the computer software, is included in the definition of computer software and is not included in the definition of a trade name or trademark that would be required to be amortized over 15 years under Sec.

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