verb (used with object), pro·grammed or pro·gramed, pro·gram·ming or pro·gram·ing.
verb (used without object), pro·grammed or pro·gramed, pro·gram·ming or pro·gram·ing.
- prognostic chart,
- program director,
- program generator,
- program music,
- program picture,
- program statement
Origin of program
Examples from the Web for program
The program has not made a final selection on which upgrades will actually be included in future versions of the F-35.
In fact, according to F-35 program sources, the next software upgrades are not yet fully defined nor are they fully funded.
But the program is just six weeks long, the Pentagon admitted Monday.Pentagon Insider on New Plan to Fight ISIS: ‘Of Course It’s Not Enough’|Nancy A. Youssef|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
By 2011, Airbus was working on a program to replicate these conditions in a flight simulator for use in pilot training.Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
They even switched off their location service—one of the main perks of the program.Sisi Is Persecuting, Prosecuting, and Publicly Shaming Egypt’s Gays|Bel Trew|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I do not propose to weary the reader by a recital of the program and a detailed account of each performance.The Young Musician|Horatio Alger
Kids can participate in a program of sports, hulas, arts and crafts.Oahu Traveler's guide|Bill Gleasner
The program they outlined would have resulted in a general lowering of prices in a month's time if every one had agreed to it.Peggy Raymond's Way|Harriet Lummis Smith
Many more are in hearty sympathy with the program as an extraschool activity.Educational Work of the Boy Scouts|Lorne W. Barclay
Before going to hear an artist sing, acquaint yourself as much as possible with the program.What Every Singer Should Know|Millie Ryan
verb -grams, -gramming, -grammed, -grammes, -gramming or -grammed
1630s, "public notice," from Late Latin programma "proclamation, edict," from Greek programma "a written public notice," from stem of prographein "to write publicly," from pro- "forth" (see pro-) + graphein "to write" (see -graphy).
General sense of "a definite plan or scheme" is recorded from 1837. Meaning "list of pieces at a concert, playbill" first recorded 1805 and retains the original sense. That of "objects or events suggested by music" is from 1854. Sense of "broadcasting presentation" is from 1923. Computer sense (noun and verb) is from 1945. Spelling programme, established in Britain, is from French in modern use and began to be used early 19c., originally especially in the "playbill" sense. Program music attested from 1877.
1889, "write program notes;" 1896, "arrange according to program," from program (n.). Of computers from 1945. From 1963 in the figurative sense of "to train to behave in a predetermined way." Related: Programmed; programming.
A series of instructions given to a computer to direct it to carry out certain operations. The term code is often used to denote large-scale operations.