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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 set of commands that are executed by the operating system or application. A script is typically saved as a separate file but not always. For example, scripts in spreadsheets ("macros") are stored within the spreadsheet (see macro language). See command processor, batch file, PowerShell and AppleScript.

(2) A program written in a general-purpose interpreted programming language. See scripting language and interpreter.

(3) A typeface that looks like handwriting.
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