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Program vs. Programming

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  • Program (noun)

    A set of structured activities.

    "Our program for today’s exercise class includes swimming and jogging."

  • Program (noun)

    A leaflet listing information about a play, game or other activity.

    "The program consisted of ads for restaurants and the credits of everyone connected with the play."

  • Program (noun)

    A performance of a show or other broadcast on radio or television.

    "Tonight’s program was hosted by Johnny Carson."

  • Program (noun)

    A software application, or a collection of software applications, designed to perform a specific task.

    "The program runs on both Linux and Microsoft Windows."

  • Program (noun)

    A particular mindset or method of doing things.

  • Program (verb)

    To enter a program or other instructions into (a computer or other electronic device) to instruct it to do a particular task.

    "He programmed the DVR to record his favorite show."

  • Program (verb)

    To develop (software) by writing program code.

    "I programmed a small game as a demonstration."

  • Program (verb)

    To put together the schedule of an event.

    "Mary will program Tuesday’s festivities."

  • Program (verb)

    To cause to automatically behave in a particular way.

    "The lab rat was programmed to press the lever when the bell rang."

  • Programming (noun)

    The designing, scheduling or planning of a radio or television program/programme.

    "The network changed its programming to mess with DVRs again."

  • Programming (noun)

    brain-washing

  • Programming (noun)

    The act of writing a computer program.

    "Management wanted to know how much programming the project would need."

  • Programming (noun)

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

    "A robot's programming doesn't allow for love."

  • Programming (verb)

    present participle of program

  • Programming (verb)

    present participle of programme

    "I was programming a new module for the software package."

    "He was programming the VCR."

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Webster Dictionary
  • 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 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)

    (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute;

    "the program required several hundred lines of code"

  • Program (noun)

    an integrated course of academic studies;

    "he was admitted to a new program at the university"

  • Program (noun)

    a radio or television show;

    "did you see his program last night?"

  • Program (noun)

    a performance (or series of performances) at a public presentation;

    "the program lasted more than two hours"

  • 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 (verb)

    arrange a program of or for;

    "program the 80th birthday party"

  • Program (verb)

    write a computer program

  • Programming (noun)

    setting an order and time for planned events

  • Programming (noun)

    creating a sequence of instructions to enable the computer to do something

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