What does Programming mean?

Definitions for Programmingˈproʊ græm ɪŋ, -grə mɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Programming.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. scheduling, programming, programing(noun)

    setting an order and time for planned events

  2. programming, programing, computer programming, computer programing(noun)

    creating a sequence of instructions to enable the computer to do something


  1. programming(Noun)

    The designing, scheduling or planning of a radio or television program / programme

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

  2. programming(Noun)


  3. programming(Noun)

    The act of writing a computer program.

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

  4. programming(Noun)

    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.


  1. Programming

    Programming is a form of music production and performance using electronic devices, such as sequencers, to generate music. Programming is used in nearly all forms of electronic music and in most hip hop music since the 1990s. It is also frequently used in modern pop and rock music from various regions of the world, and sometimes in jazz and contemporary classical music. In the 21st century, programming has been incorporated into various styles of post-hardcore and metalcore music.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. programming

    1. The art of debugging a blank sheet of paper (or, in these days of on-line editing, the art of debugging an empty file). “Bloody instructions which, being taught, return to plague their inventor” (Macbeth, Act 1, Scene 7) 2. A pastime similar to banging one's head against a wall, but with fewer opportunities for reward. 3. The most fun you can have with your clothes on. 4. The least fun you can have with your clothes off.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Programming' in Nouns Frequency: #2917


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Programming in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Programming in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dish Chairman Charlie Ergen:

    There is flexibility in programming.

  2. Fode Toure:

    Programming is modelisation of real life.

  3. Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos:

    This is programming that people want to watch.

  4. Link Starbureiy:

    The programming language of juking is random walks.

  5. Larry Wall in Configure from the perl distribution:

    [End of diatribe. We now return you to your regularly scheduled programming...]

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