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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A computer program contained within another program that operates semi-independently of the encasing program.

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  • noun computing A program contained within a larger program

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  • noun a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program

Etymologies

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sub- + program

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