Definition of Subroutine

1. Noun. A set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program.




Definition of Subroutine

1. Noun. (computer science) A section of code, called by the main body of a program, that implements a task. While it may be used at more than one point in a program, it need not be. ¹

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Definition of Subroutine

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subroutine

subrings
subrogate
subrogated
subrogates
subrogating
subrogation
subrogations
subrogee
subrogees
subrogor
subrogors
subroof
subroofs
subrotund
subrounded
subroutine (current term)
subroutine library
subroutines
subrule
subrules
subs
subs' bench
subs in
subs out
subsacral
subsale
subsales
subsaline
subsalt
subsalts

Literary usage of Subroutine

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1. Simulation of Ecophysiological Processes of Growth in Several Annual Crops by F. W. T. Penning de Vries (1989)
"The subroutine is used to compute potential canopy transpiration and potential soil evaporation. Inputs (in this order) are: radiation on a fully clear day, ..."

2. SAS/IML 9.1 by SAS Institute (2004)
"The GSTART subroutine activates the graphics system the first time it is called. ... The replace flag set by the GSTART subroutine is a global flag, ..."

3. Sas/or 9.1 User's Guide: Local Search Optimization by Sas Institute, Institute SAS Institute (2004)
"The rst parameter of the crossover or mutation subroutine you de ne must be a numeric array. When the GA procedure calls your subroutine, ..."

4. SAS High-Performance Forecasting 2.2: User's Guide (2006)
"Next, consider the case where a user-defined subroutine requires actuals, time ID values, ... The subroutine might be defined as follows: subroutine ..."

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