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program : a sequence of coded instructions that can be inserted into a mechanism (as a computer) — Webster

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Computer program (also software, or just a program) is a sequence of instructions written to perform a specified task with a computer. A computer requires programs to function, typically executing the program’s instructions in a central processor. The program has an executable form that the computer can use directly to execute the instructions. The same program in its human-readable source code form, from which executable programs are derived (e.g., compiled), enables a programmer to study and develop its algorithms. — Wikipedia

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    on May 5, 2021 at 11:56 pm

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    on May 5, 2021 at 11:56 pm

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    on May 5, 2021 at 11:56 pm

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