Definition of preprogram in English:

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preprogram

Pronunciation: /priːˈprəʊɡram/

verb (preprogrammes, preprogramming, preprogrammed)

[with object] (usually as adjective preprogrammed)
1Program (a computer or other electronic device) in advance: a preprogrammed function key
More example sentences
  • And now we are in a position where we have clocks in all of our computers and a lot of our electronic devices which are preprogrammed to spring forward on a particular day.
  • The instrument we provide is preprogrammed for immediate operation.
  • A robot can be preprogrammed to fight someone with laser claws.
1.1Program (something) into a computer or other electronic device before use: preprogrammed messages
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  • All it needed was to have preprogrammed responses for those 40,000 everyday utterances.
  • In the event that the system detects a health emergency, it can dial preprogrammed emergency numbers and pinpoint the victim's location with GPS.
  • It is possible for the crew to select preprogrammed multiple mission sequences which have been stored in the computer.

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