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(computer science) the assignment of particular areas of a magnetic disk to particular data or instructions allocation , storage allocation
program that gives a computer instructions that provide the user with tools to accomplish a task application , application program , applications programme
detailed instructions, as for a military operation briefing
(computer science) a kind of computer architecture that has a large number of instructions hard coded into the CPU chip CISC , complex instruction set computer , complex instruction set computing
set of instructions code
(computer science) the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructions code , computer code
(computer science) a program that decodes instructions written in a higher order language and produces an assembly language program compiler , compiling program
(computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute computer program , computer programme , program , programme
creating a sequence of instructions to enable the computer to do something computer programing , computer programming , programing , programming
(computer science) a computer file that contains text (and possibly formatting instructions) using seven-bit ASCII characters document , text file
drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist ethical drug , prescription , prescription drug , prescription medicine
(computer science) the speed with which a computational device can execute instructions; measured in MIPS execution speed
(computer science) coded instructions that are stored permanently in read-only memory firmware , microcode
(computer science) a single execution of a set of instructions that are to be repeated iteration , loop
(computer science) executing the same set of instructions a given number of times or until a specified result is obtained iteration , looping
delayed action computer virus; a set of instructions surreptitiously inserted into a program that are designed to execute (or `explode') if a particular condition is satisfied; when exploded it may delete or corrupt data, or print a spurious message, or h logic bomb , slag code
computer program that performs a series of instructions repeatedly until some specified condition is satisfied loop
set of instructions coded so that the computer can use it directly without further translation machine code , machine language
single computer instruction that results in a series of instructions in machine language macro , macro instruction
detailed stylistic instructions for typesetting something that is to be printed; manual markup is usually written on the copy (e.g. underlining words that are to be set in italics) markup
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