subprogram

[suhb-proh-gram, -gruhm]
noun Computers.
procedure ( def 4b ).

Origin:
1955–60

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subprogram (ˈsʌbˌprəʊɡræm)
 
n
computing a part of a program that can be designed and tested independently

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Designation of main propulsion system of the next-generation long-range strike bomber aircraft as major subprogram.
The client stub is the local subprogram via which the server subprogram is called.
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