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called routine

[′kȯld rü‚tēn]
(computer science)
A subroutine that is accessed by a call or branch instruction in a computer program.

called routine

In programming, a program subroutine that performs a task and is accessed by a call or branch instruction in the program.
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Documents recently released by the city show Wall had asked the city for nearly double what his original contract called for after Coos Bay Finance Director Janell Howard sent his firm some changes to the 2006 audit, changes Howard called routine. Wall had asked for more money to cover the time he said was needed to accommodate those changes.
Here, these seem like theatrical mannerisms grafted on to a production which at best could be called routine.
Alexa on the Amazon Echo supports a nifty feature called Routines, which lets users automate certain tasks such as switching on/off lights, playing music, etc using a single phrase.
A potential feature called Routines could also allow users to automatically trigger several smart home actions at once.
They were called routines, for heaven's sake--weren't they supposed to be boring?