Meaning of PROGRAM in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ n. ]

1. A magic spell cast over a computer allowing it to turn one's input into error messages. 2. An exercise in experimental epistemology. 3. A form of art, ostensibly intended for the instruction of computers, which is nevertheless almost inevitably a failure if other programmers can't understand it.

Jargon File English vocabulary.      Английский словарь жаргона.