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utility program

n.
A program that performs a specific task related to the management of computer functions, resources, or files, as password protection, memory management, virus protection, and file compression.

util′ity pro`gram


n.
a system program used esp. to simplify standard computer operations, as sorting, copying, or deleting files.
[1960]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.utility program - (computer science) a program designed for general support of the processes of a computerutility program - (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"
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
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"
device driver, driver - (computer science) a program that determines how a computer will communicate with a peripheral device
diagnostic program - a program that recognizes and explains faults in the equipment or mistakes in a computer program
input program - a utility program that organizes the input to a computer
output program - a utility program that organizes the output of a computer
sort program, sorting program - a utility program that sorts data items
trace program - a utility program that exhibits the sequence and results of executing the instructions in another program
service routine, utility routine - a routine that can be used as needed
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utility program such as Professional Master Key Utilities, Norton Utilities or Mace Utilities.
after the correct utility program was installed, the results coincided with those obtained manually and with the Frederick County computer.
Utility program administrators save time not having to review individual manufacturers' specifications and can be assured that qualified LED fixtures meet energy efficiency, color quality and projected lifetime requirements."
The STA476 Utility program works with an evaluation board from National Semiconductor containing the SCANSTA476 to perform and report DG measurements on eight analog/mixed-signal input channels which can be a troubleshooting technique during product development, environmental screening, functional testing and in-field service to verify power supply and reference voltages.
The subject of this contract is the development of a functional and utility program for the task titled the construction of a viaduct over the railway crossing along pomorska street in szczecin the aim of the development of the functional and utility program is to prepare documentation for the task assuming primarily the improvement of traffic safety, as well as ensuring collision-free travel and crossing over railway line no.
The detailed subject of the order describes the functional and utility program and the bill of quantities.
The subject of the order is the execution of a functional and utility program, design and cost estimation documentation for three educational institutions located in the srdmiescie district in warsaw.
The subject of the order is the execution in the formula design and build of construction works in the scope of lighting construction in the specified scope: 1) the addition of light points in accordance with the functional and utility program - ul.
. The subject of the order is the development of a functional and utility program, hereinafter referred to as pfu in accordance with the regulation of the minister of infrastructure of august 2, 2004.
Lukasinskiego 1/3 in zielonka on the basis of the functional and utility program. A detailed description of the subject of the order is a functional and utility program prepared by klimkor pawel korycinski constituting annexe no.

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