REM statement

REM statement

[′rem ‚stāt·mənt]
(computer science)
A statement in a computer program that consists of remarks or comments that document the program, and contains no executable code.
References in periodicals archive ?
In terms of practicalities, it would have been useful had the programs been annotated, for example, with more REM statements to allow those not familiar with programming or BASIC to get to grips with the structure of the programs.