Associations to the word «Software»

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SOFTWARE, noun. (computing) Encoded computer instructions, usually modifiable (unless stored in some form of unalterable memory such as ROM). Compare hardware.
SOFTWARE ARCHITECT, noun. An architect (not to be confused with a designer) of software based on technology, who prepares plans and superintends construction of that software.
SOFTWARE ARCHITECTS, noun. Plural of software architect
SOFTWARE ARCHITECTURE, noun. The set of structures needed to reason about the software system
SOFTWARE CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT, noun. (computing) the task of controlling and tracking changes made to software files
SOFTWARE DEFINED RADIO, noun. (telecommunications) a radio that creates and receives radio signals through software controlled DSPs (digital signal processors) with ADCs (analog-to-digital converters) and DACs (digital-to-analog converters)
SOFTWARE DEFINED RADIOS, noun. Plural of software defined radio
SOFTWARE DEPLOYMENT, noun. (computing) All the activities employed in making software ready for use.
SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT, noun. (computing) development of software
SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT LIFECYCLES, noun. Plural of software development lifecycle
SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT PROCESSES, noun. Plural of software development process
SOFTWARE ENGINE, noun. (computing) The core logic of a computer program, without such peripheral aspects as user interface, etc.
SOFTWARE ENGINEER, noun. One who designs and implements software solutions.
SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, noun. The subfield of engineering concerned with applying a systematic, disciplined, quantifiable approach to the development, operation, and maintenance of software.
SOFTWARE ENGINEERS, noun. Plural of software engineer
SOFTWARE ENGINES, noun. Plural of software engine
SOFTWARE ESCROW, noun. (computing) The holding of software source code by a third party in order to protect customers against the future insolvency of the software supplier
SOFTWARE FRAMEWORK, noun. (computing) an abstraction used in software development to provide generic functionality for application-specific software.
SOFTWARE FRAMEWORKS, noun. Plural of software framework
SOFTWARE HOUSE, noun. A company that produces software.
SOFTWARE HOUSES, noun. Plural of software house
SOFTWARE LIFE CYCLE, noun. (development) (software) Alternative form of software lifecycle
SOFTWARE LIFE CYCLES, noun. Plural of software life cycle
SOFTWARE LIFECYCLE, noun. (development) (software) Short for software development lifecycle.
SOFTWARE LIFECYCLES, noun. Plural of software lifecycle
SOFTWARE PACKAGE, noun. (computing) A suite of programs that functions as a single entity to accomplish a task, or group of related tasks.

Dictionary definition

SOFTWARE, noun. (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".

Wise words

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