procedural programming

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procedural programming

[prə‚sē·jə·rəl ′prō‚gram·iŋ]
(computer science)
A list of instructions telling a computer, step-by-step, what to do, usually having a linear order of execution from the first statement to the second and so forth with occasional loops and branches. Procedural programming languages include C, C++, Fortran, Pascal, and Basic.
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The lessons learned in safety training and procedure orientation were designed for the good of all involved--and they are worth repeating through an effective safety campaign.
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