utility routine

Definitions of utility routine
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n a routine that can be used as needed

Synonyms:
service routine
Types:
dump routine
a routine that writes from an internal store to some external medium
input routine
a routine that writes from an external source to an internal store
output routine
a routine that controls an output device
Type of:
function, procedure, routine, subprogram, subroutine
a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program

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