- a complete set of coded instructions directing a computer to perform a series of operations.
- a series of operations performed by the computer.
- router patch,
Origin of routine
Examples from the Web for routinely
I ask about sex and drinking and drugs, routinely and without hesitation.
Where necessary, the commission will provide pens in polling booths that will be routinely sanitized.
Have you ever sat and watched some of the concert footage of Parliament and Funkadelic that routinely appears on YouTube?George Clinton on Industry ‘Mobsters’ and How Nobody Wants to Listen to a Crackhead|Curtis Stephen|November 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And what were those successes, in a country that routinely ranks as one of the least free countries on the planet?
McConnell routinely enhances his voting record on health care in an effort to appeal to women.The Republican War on Women Continues, Just More Quietly|Eleanor Clift|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Finally, the command would stage no publicity campaign but would instead proceed quietly and routinely.Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965|Morris J. MacGregor, Jr.
The bagnio men (bath attendants), who routinely bled the bathers in public baths, preferred the spring lancet.
A complete physical examination is routinely required to rule out underlying physical disorders.When You Don't Know Where to Turn|Steven J. Bartlett
The dinner went off routinely, with no overt references made to the missile matter.A Mixture of Genius|Arnold Castle
Various items concerning reproductive condition were also routinely recorded.Natural History of the Racer Coluber constrictor|Henry S. Fitch
Word Origin for routine
1670s, from French routine "usual course of action, beaten path" (16c.), from route "way, path, course" (see route (n.)) + noun suffix -ine (see -ine (1)). Theatrical or athletic performance sense is from 1926. The adjective is attested from 1817, from the noun. Related: Routinely.