Definition of shell program in English:

shell program

Line breaks: shell pro|gram

noun

Computing
A program which provides an interface between the user and the operating system.
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  • Most RM Window Box sales - a shell program designed for schools - come from schools buying the RM hardware and software combined.
  • There were instances where I tried to exit the pinball engine only to find that the shell program still assumes my game is in progress.
  • Had his tests not been outstanding he would have been rejected from the shell program before he even began.

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