main program


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main program

[′mān ′prō·grəm]
(computer science)
The central part of a computer program, from which control may be transferred to various subroutines and to which control is eventually returned. Also known as main routine.
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Whirlpool ADP 66830/5 WH (pounds 350): An impressive main program but this brand's dishwashers tend to need more repairs than average, according to Which?.
To ensure privacy on the provider side, the system has a security option that can restrict or limit individual user access at any level, from the main program down to individual screens and functions.
the government's main program for career and technical education al high schools and colleges.
In addition to improving communication among residents, staff, and family members, the main program goals were to improve both care and caring by nursing personnel; to increase family satisfaction with and participation in a loved one's care; to improve the entire facility's sense of community; and to promote participation at every staff level--from administration to nursing staff to ancillary service personnel."
The DGF's activities encompass four main program areas: development and support of research and training centers in developing countries; annual ICT Development Forums, where global leaders meet to discuss practical ways to use ICT effectively; grants and investments; and the Development Gateway itself, an interactive resource located at http://www.developmentgateway.org/.
To reserve a table for ten at the main program and dinner-dance, the donation is $10,000 for a "Platinum Table" and $5000 for an "NPCM Table." For reservations or information, contact David Hahn (dhahn@plastics.com) or Marge Weiner (mweiner@plastics.com).
This program is called into effect by a G65 command in the main program. Remember: G65 is a command that calls a macro subprogram into effect.
These references have been converted into HTML format and integrated into the main program. Stella 2000's other features include displaying the stars, planets, and deep-sky objects with four map projections; animating the sky by choosing a time interval; making lists of observing targets; and creating an observing log.
Chances are that your campers spend enough time at the dining hall, the cabins, and the main program lodge.
At each regular JGSI monthly meeting, a genealogy "help desk" will operate prior to the main program. Member volunteers will access online databases and answer genealogical questions one-on-one for members and visitors as time allows.
In order to pay tribute to national poet and great philosopher the main program will be held at mausoleums of Allama Iqbal and cadets will also present guard of honour to great poet.