Definition of subprogram in English:

subprogram

Syllabification: sub·pro·gram
Pronunciation: /ˈsəbˌprōgram, -grəm
 
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noun

Computing
another term for subroutine.
More example sentences
  • From the above PCS computation, important PC scores are screened (PCA is a subroutine subprogram of PCS).
  • Since software uses the stack quite actively, particularly when calling subprograms, the introduction of the dedicated stack manager reduces the load on the CPU's execution units.
  • An expression could invoke recursive functions or entire subprograms, for example.

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