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script

1. written copy for the use of performers in films and plays
2. Law
a. an original or principal document
b. (esp in England) a will or codicil or the draft for one
3. Computing a series of instructions that is executed by a computer program
4. an answer paper in an examination

script

[skript]
(computer science)
An executable list of commands written in a programming language.

SCRIPT

(1)
An early system on the IBM 702.

[Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)].

SCRIPT

(2)
A real-time language.

["A Communication Abstraction Mechanism and its Verification", N. Francez et al, Sci Comp Prog 6(1):35-88 (1986)].

script

(language)
A program written in a scripting language, but see Ousterhout's dichotomy.

script

(1) A program written in a general-purpose programming language. Such languages are typically interpreted and less comprehensive than full-blown compiled languages. See scripting language and interpreter.

(2) A program written in a special-purpose language such as used in a communications program or word processor. Such languages are typically interpreted. See macro language, scripting language and interpreter.

(3) A typeface that looks like continuously flowing handwriting (not hand printing) or calligraphy.
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