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utility program


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A program that performs a specific task related to the management of computer functions, resources, or files, as password protection, memory management, virus protection, and file compression.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. any of a large range of software, often included with the operating system of a mainframe or personal computer, that runs specific tasks associated with the computer or its environment

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (computer science) a program designed for general support of the processes of a computer


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  • I hooked up the Laplink, then handed the light to LuEllen, brought the machine up, stuck in a disk, and loaded a utility program of my own.

    The Empress File


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