What is program?

  • (noun): A system of projects or services intended to meet a public need.
    Example: "He proposed an elaborate program of public works"; "working mothers rely on the day care program"
    Synonyms: programme
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on program:

Assembly Language
... Assembly language is converted into executable machine code by a utility program referred to as an assembler the conversion process is referred to as assembly, or assembling the code ... to represent addresses and constants, instead of hard coding them into the program ... Many assemblers offer additional mechanisms to facilitate program development, to control the assembly process, and to aid debugging ...
Ithaca College - Sustainability
... The College composts its dining hall waste, runs a "Take It or Leave It" Green move-out program, and offers a sustainable living option ... It also operates an office supply collection and reuse program, as well as a sustainability education program during new student orientation ...
Explorer Program
... The Explorer program is a United States space exploration program that provides flight opportunities for physics, heliophysics, and astrophysics investigations from space ... Starting with Explorer 6, it has been a NASA program, and they have worked with a variety of other institutions and business, including many international ... Currently, the major subprograms are Small Explorer program (SMEX) and Medium Explorer Program (MIDEX) ...
XETRA-FM - Programming
... Until 2008, 91X aired Reggae Makossa, a program featuring reggae and roots music that now airs on Fusion Radio 102.5 ... The program was originally hosted by Makeda Dread and Demaja Le ... Demaja Le left in 1998 to program Jazz 88.3 ...
Inertial Confinement Fusion - Inertially Confined Fusion and The Nuclear Weapons Program
... those created in a thermonuclear weapon, and have applications to the nuclear weapons program ... to help determine how warhead performance will degrade as it ages, or as part of a program of designing new weapons ... Retaining knowledge and corporate expertise in the nuclear weapons program is another motivation for pursuing ICF ...

More definitions of "program":

  • (noun): A series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished.
    Synonyms: plan, programme
  • (verb): Write a computer program.
    Synonyms: programme
  • (verb): Arrange a program of or for.
    Example: "Program the 80th birthday party"
    Synonyms: programme
  • (noun): A performance (or series of performances) at a public presentation.
    Example: "The program lasted more than two hours"
    Synonyms: programme
  • (noun): (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute.
    Example: "The program required several hundred lines of code"
    Synonyms: programme, computer program, computer programme
  • (noun): An announcement of the events that will occur as part of a theatrical or sporting event.
    Example: "You can't tell the players without a program"
    Synonyms: programme
  • (noun): A radio or television show.
    Example: "Did you see his program last night?"
    Synonyms: broadcast, programme

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    —Administration in the State of Arizona, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

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    —For the State of Montana, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    In common with other rural regions much of the Iowa farm lore concerns the coming of company. When the rooster crows in the doorway, or the cat licks his fur, company is on the way.
    —For the State of Iowa, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)