- the selection and scheduling of programs for transmission, as for a television station or network, or an Internet-based digital distributor.
- the programs scheduled.
Words nearby programming
Definition for programming (2 of 2)
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.
Origin of program
OTHER WORDS FROM programre·pro·gram, verb (used with object), re·pro·grammed or re·pro·gramed, re·pro·gram·ming or re·pro·gram·ing.un·pro·grammed, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH programpogrom program
Examples from the Web for programming
He looks like a man of the woods, but works at The Nerdery, programming for a healthy salary and benefits.How Straight World Stole ‘Gay’: The Last Gasp of the ‘Lumbersexual’|Tim Teeman|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So I enrolled right away for programming classes, and found them boringly abstracted.Vikram Chandra Is A Novelist Who's Obsessed With Writing Computer Code|Jane Ciabattari|August 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One is Margari Aziza Hill, an African-American Muslim who serves as programming director of the Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative.
The goal of the present research is to help create the programming for a robot that is “a sociable partner.”
That kind of programming has worked on TV in shows like ‘Touched By An Angel.’
The sappy one set the leg and withdrew, programming a call for the next day.The Sunset Trail|Alfred Henry Lewis
Then they found big ones, rank on rank of cabinets, long consoles studded with lights and buttons, programming machines.The Cosmic Computer|Henry Beam Piper
Programming was to be made so complete that almost any situation could be handled by the warship or the missile itself—instantly.Masters of Space|Edward Elmer Smith
The added cost of buying a 16-or 18-bit computer would have been almost completely offset by savings in the cost of programming.On-Line Data-Acquisition Systems in Nuclear Physics, 1969|H. W. Fulbright et al.
Operations for floating point numbers are handled by programming.Preliminary Specifications: Programmed Data Processor Model Three (PDP-3)|Digital Equipment Corporation
British Dictionary definitions for programming
verb -grams, -gramming, -grammed, -grammes, -gramming or -grammed
Scientific definitions for programming
Cultural definitions for 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.