program block


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program block

[′prō·grəm ‚bläk]
(computer science)
A division or section of a computer program that functions to a large extent as if it were a separate program.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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