utility program

noun Computers.

system software used to perform standard operations, as sorting data or copying data from one file to another, for application programs or other system software.

Nearby words

  1. utility,
  2. utility function,
  3. utility man,
  4. utility player,
  5. utility pole,
  6. utility room,
  7. utility truck,
  8. utility wear,
  9. utility, public,
  10. utilization

Also utility.

Origin of utility program

First recorded in 1960–65

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