master control program


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master control program

The program in control of the machine. See operating system.
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Currently, the master control program can call the proprietary platform language to begin a scan.
Sentenced to die on the video-game grid, he teams up with Tron (an electronic security program) to escape and destroy the Master Control Program and return to the "real" world.
Unix is an industrial-strength, multiuser operating system which comes in many flavors and is widely used as the master control program in corporate workstations and servers.

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