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Definition of "computer program" []

  • A complete piece of software. A set of instructions for a computer. This term can refer to either the executable form that a computer can execute (executable code) or the human readable form (source code). (Several programs, each of which does a task, can be collected as a software package or suite). (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "computer program" in a sentence
  • "Check the Army Employer Network Data Base, a computer program that lists thousands of companies looking for people with military backgrounds."
  • "He knew that IBIS stood for Integrated Ballistic Identification System, a new computer program that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms used to store bullet and shell casings."
  • "If they overcame the fear problem, they still had to face the frustration of trying to decipher cryptic error messages ( "*** TOO MANY PARENS" or "$27 Error"), or lack of success in getting the computer program to do what they wanted it to do."