Associations to the word «Program»


PROGRAM, noun. A set of structured activities.
PROGRAM, noun. A leaflet listing information about a play, game or other activity.
PROGRAM, noun. A performance of a show or other broadcast on radio or television.
PROGRAM, noun. (computing) A software application, or a collection of software applications, designed to perform a specific task.
PROGRAM, noun. (especially in the phrase "get with the program") A particular mindset or method of doing things.
PROGRAM, verb. (transitive) To enter a program or other instructions into (a computer or other electronic device) to instruct it to do a particular task.
PROGRAM, verb. (transitive) To develop (software) by writing program code.
PROGRAM, verb. (transitive) To put together the schedule of an event.
PROGRAM, verb. (transitive) To cause to automatically behave in a particular way.
PROGRAM COUNTER, noun. (computing) A register that stores the address of the current (or next) instruction to be carried out by the processor.
PROGRAM COUNTERS, noun. Plural of program counter
PROGRAM EVALUATION AND REVIEW TECHNIQUE, noun. (operations) A method for diagramming and analyzing the flow of dependent tasks and other events in a project.
PROGRAM EVALUATION REVIEW TECHNIQUE, noun. Alternative form of program evaluation and review technique
PROGRAM GUIDE, noun. A periodical, usually a weekly, which guides the audience trough the programs being broadcast on radio and/or TV; however often supplemented with celebrity gossip, various entertainment etc.
PROGRAM GUIDE, noun. Such section in a more general publication, notably many newspapers.
PROGRAM GUIDES, noun. Plural of program guide
PROGRAM MUSIC, noun. (music) A form of art music that attempts to convey a scene, image, or mood.
PROGRAM SLICER, noun. A software analysis tool that displays data links and related characteristics to enable a programmer to track the effects of proposed changes.
PROGRAM TRADING, noun. (business) (finance) (computing) High-volume and high-speed buying and selling of investment securities, such as stocks and bonds, which is initiated and executed by brokerage firms' computer programs that continually monitor market conditions.

Dictionary definition

PROGRAM, noun. A series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished; "they drew up a six-step plan"; "they discussed plans for a new bond issue".
PROGRAM, noun. A system of projects or services intended to meet a public need; "he proposed an elaborate program of public works"; "working mothers rely on the day care program".
PROGRAM, noun. A radio or television show; "did you see his program last night?".
PROGRAM, noun. A document stating the aims and principles of a political party; "their candidate simply ignored the party platform"; "they won the election even though they offered no positive program".
PROGRAM, noun. An announcement of the events that will occur as part of a theatrical or sporting event; "you can't tell the players without a program".
PROGRAM, noun. An integrated course of academic studies; "he was admitted to a new program at the university".
PROGRAM, noun. (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute; "the program required several hundred lines of code".
PROGRAM, noun. A performance (or series of performances) at a public presentation; "the program lasted more than two hours".
PROGRAM, verb. Arrange a program of or for; "program the 80th birthday party".
PROGRAM, verb. Write a computer program.

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis