Programming definition

prōgrămĭng, -grə-mĭng
Programming is defined as the act of writing computer code, to the act of scheduling television or radio programs, or behavior that has been instilled.

An example of programming is the act a person is doing when he is writing computer source code.

An example of programming is when you schedule two television shows to fill two time slots.

An example of programming is when dogs salivate at a bell because they have always received dinner when that bell was rung.

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The schedule, selection, etc. of these programs.
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The writing of a computer program.
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The programs broadcast on radio or TV.
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The designing, scheduling, or planning of a program, as in broadcasting.
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Broadcast programs considered as a group.

The network's Thursday night programming.

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The act, process, or work of writing or developing computer programs.
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The code sequences that make up computer programs.
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Present participle of program.

I was programming a new module for the software package.

He was programming the VCR.

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"The network changed its programming to mess with DVRs again."

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(computing) The act of writing a computer program.

"Management wanted to know how much programming the project would need."

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The software that controls a machine, or the logic or expressed in such software; operating instructions.

A robot's programming doesn't allow for love.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
programming
Plural:
programmings