Associations to the word «Procedure»


PROCEDURE, noun. A particular method for performing a task.
PROCEDURE, noun. A series of small tasks or steps taken to accomplish an end.
PROCEDURE, noun. (uncountable) The set of established forms or methods of an organized body for accomplishing a certain task or tasks.
PROCEDURE, noun. The steps taken in an action or other legal proceeding.
PROCEDURE, noun. (obsolete) That which results; issue; product.
PROCEDURE, noun. (computing) A subroutine or function coded to perform a specific task.
PROCEDURE, noun. (medicine) A surgical operation.
PROCEDURE DIVISION, noun. (computing) The part of a COBOL program containing all the instructions that the computer is to execute
PROCEDURE MASK, noun. A surgical mask.
PROCEDURE MASKS, noun. Plural of procedure mask
PROCEDURE WORD, noun. A short word or phrase used in radiotelephony etc. to convey information in a condensed standard form.
PROCEDURE WORDS, noun. Plural of procedure word

Dictionary definition

PROCEDURE, noun. A particular course of action intended to achieve a result; "the procedure of obtaining a driver's license"; "it was a process of trial and error".
PROCEDURE, noun. A process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work; "the operations in building a house"; "certain machine tool operations".
PROCEDURE, noun. A set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program.
PROCEDURE, noun. A mode of conducting legal and parliamentary proceedings.

Wise words

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