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1. Computing a program or part of a program performing a specific function
2. a set sequence of dance steps
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A set of digital computer instructions designed and constructed so as to accomplish a specified function.
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routineA set of instructions in a program that perform a task. Programs are made up of many routines, which are also called "subroutines" and very often "functions." See subroutine, function, module and procedure.
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