utility program

/juˌtɪlədi proʊˈgræm/

Other forms: utility programs

Definitions of utility program
  1. noun
    (computer science) a program designed for general support of the processes of a computer
    synonyms: service program, utility
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    device driver, driver
    (computer science) a program that determines how a computer will communicate with a peripheral device
    diagnostic program
    a program that recognizes and explains faults in the equipment or mistakes in a computer program
    input program
    a utility program that organizes the input to a computer
    output program
    a utility program that organizes the output of a computer
    sort program, sorting program
    a utility program that sorts data items
    trace program
    a utility program that exhibits the sequence and results of executing the instructions in another program
    snapshot program
    a trace program that produces output for selected conditions
    type of:
    computer program, computer programme, program, programme
    (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute
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