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Definition of "executable" []

  • Capable of being executed. (adjective)
  • A file that can be run directly by a computer's hardware or a p-code interpreter with no further processing. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "executable" in a sentence
  • "Also, Chrome's executable is inherently unsafe even if you run as a "limited user", which for most applications thwarts 80+% of web-borne attacks."
  • "The absolute most efficient way to load data into Flash is by loading and executing compiled binary SWF files, which can contain executable byte codes and binary literals that directly creates the data structures you want to send."
  • "The Internet was unknown and viruses travelled slowly on diskettes in executable programs."