Meaning of SOFTWARE in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈsȯft-ˌwer ]


Date: 1958

: something used or associated with and usually contrasted with hardware: as

a. : the entire set of programs, procedures, and related documentation associated with a system and especially a computer system ; specifically : computer programs

b. : materials for use with audiovisual equipment

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.