Definition of Programming

1. Noun. Setting an order and time for planned events.

Exact synonyms: Programing, Scheduling
Generic synonyms: Planning
Derivative terms: Program, Programme, Schedule, Schedule

2. Noun. Creating a sequence of instructions to enable the computer to do something.

Definition of Programming

1. Verb. (present participle of program) ¹

2. Noun. (broadcasting) The designing, scheduling or planning of a radio or television program / programme ¹

3. Noun. brain-washing ¹

4. Noun. (computing) The act of writing a computer program. ¹

5. Noun. The software that controls a machine, or the logic or expressed in such software; operating instructions ¹

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Definition of Programming

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Programming

programmable logic controllers
programmable read-only memory
programmable read only memory
programme music
programmed cell death
programmed function key
programmed function keys
programming (current term)
programming by contract
programming error
programming language
programming principle
programming principles
progress bar
progress bars
progress report

Literary usage of Programming

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. State Responses to Serious & Violent Juvenile Crime by Patricia Torbet, Richard Gable, Imogene Montgomery (1996)
"Chapter 4 Correctional programming for Juveniles Who Commit Violent or Other Serious Offenses Trend: Correctional administrators are under pressure to ..."

2. Computer Models for Water-Resources Planning and Management: National Study by Ralph A. Wurbs (1997)
"Generalized Reservoir/River System Analysis Models Based on Network Flow programming A general overview of optimization models is presented in a previous ..."

3. Concrete Abstractions: An Introduction to Computer Science Using Scheme by Max Hailperin, Barbara Kaiser, Karl Knight (1999)
"One benefit of memoization is that only those table entries that are needed are computed, whereas in dynamic programming all table entries get ..."

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