Share this entry

Share this page

programming

Syllabification: pro·gram·ming
Pronunciation: /ˈprōˌɡramiNG
 
/

Definition of programming in English:

noun

1The action or process of writing computer programs.
Example sentences
  • The precision necessary when writing programming languages is palpable not only for the author of technology but also for the user of technology.
  • Her unassuming husband, Ben, just wanted another computer programming gig in Silicon Valley's depressed job market.
  • When I first became a part of the computer programming industry some 25 years ago, a lot of the code was pretty buggy.
2The action or process of scheduling something, especially radio or television programs: the programming of shows
2.1Radio or television programs that are scheduled or broadcast: the station is to expand its late-night programming
More example sentences
  • Unlike commercial television, which broadcasts free programming, satellite television is not without cost.
  • For example, regulators have historically placed considerable restrictions on simulcasting - broadcasting programming over more than one station at the same time.
  • It also will help enhance public awareness of NASA by developing documentaries and educational programming for television broadcast.

Definition of programming in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day tenebrous
Pronunciation: ˈtenəbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure