• noun a set of instructions which carry out a function, normally used with a macro language or batch language
  • A sequence of computer instructions, or a program, which is executed or carried out by another program, as opposed to the CPU. In the context of the Internet, such instructions or programs may also be run by a Web server. For example, certain content encountered when navigating the World Wide Web may be executed by the browser of a user computer, or be processed on a Web server.
  • Instructions which determine how a multimedia sequence proceeds, depending on user interaction. Used, for instance, to fill out forms or provide additional information at Web sites.
  • A series of commands, such as a macro, which is executed without concurrent user intervention.

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