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control program

[kən′trōl ‚prō·grəm]
(computer science)
A program which carries on input/output operations, loading of programs, detection of errors, communication with the operator, and so forth.

Control Program

(operating system)
(CP) The component of IBM's Virtual Machine (VM) that provides "guest support" for operating systems that run on IBM mainframe compatible processors. Cp does this by providing a seamless emulation of privileged functions in the problem program environment.

control program

Software that controls the operation of a computer and has highest priority. Operating systems are the primary example. Contrast with application program. See operating system, network control program and CPM.
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The implementation of this vector control program was completed in 1973.
The BOG approved a control program to take 80% of the wolves in the area but the program was not implemented, nor were similar plans approved subsequently.
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STD/AIDS Control Program, Ministry of Health, Uganda.