system program


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n system program a program (as an operating system or compiler or utility program) that controls some aspect of the operation of a computer
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In literature:

Southern states, recognizing the trend of events, began crash programs to build and upgrade their Negro school systems.
"The Black Experience in America" by Norman Coombs
By the end of 1989, eighty of AT&T's switching systems nationwide had been programmed with the new software.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
The infantry and tanks then swept on in accordance with the program and captured the German second system of defense, more than a mile beyond.
"America's War for Humanity" by Thomas Herbert Russell
You can do system programming?
"The Colors of Space" by Marion Zimmer Bradley
Barrent could understand the necessity of operating a starship largely on an automatic programming system.
"The Status Civilization" by Robert Sheckley
If no Sequence Break System is connected, the completion of the in-out channel transfer sets a program flag.
"Preliminary Specifications: Programmed Data Processor Model Three (PDP-3)" by Digital Equipment Corporation
Paramilitary programs of Party-sponsored youth organizations are similar in many ways to those in the school system.
"Area Handbook for Albania" by Eugene K. Keefe
By 1971 the agricultural school system had not adapted its training programs to the actual needs of the emerging agroindustrial complexes.
"Area Handbook for Bulgaria" by Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
The television network operates the Central European System of 625-line definition and broadcasts over two systems, Program I and Program II.
"Area Handbook for Romania" by Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
The Country Girl and her mother make some attempt to organize their work and to introduce some little system into the program of the day.
"The American Country Girl" by Martha Foote Crow

In news:

Program seeks to create interoperability and integration for structured cabling systems.
While this mode is active the program tracks all executables added to the system.
Program streamlines management of computer operating systems.
One Cendant subsidiary, airline-reservation system Galileo International Inc, joined several airlines in providing the Transportation Security Administration with customer data for testing passenger-screening programs.
AcelRx Announces Initiation of Phase 3 Clinical Program for ARX-01, the Sufentanil NanoTab@ PCA System for the Treatment of Post-Operative Pain.
Memphis-based program gives Tennessee's most vulnerable teens needed support system .
Texas Contractor Toying With Free System Program .
Project is one of 85 within the SFPUC's $4.3 billion Water System Improvement Program.
A bonding program to finance part of that system may wind up on the November ballot .
New York City's bicycle-sharing program, to be the largest in the United States, will be delayed for two months and initially scaled back because of damage that bikes and docking systems sustained during.
The rollout of New York City's bicycle-sharing program, to be the largest in the United States, will be delayed for two months and initially scaled back because of damage that bikes and docking systems sustained during Superstorm Sandy.
The coalition is one of six recipients of the Electronic Absentee Systems for Elections grant program.
Automated pathway lighting is one helpful setting you can program into your lighting control system.
A control system program involves many parameters and criteria.
Richmond County School System officials expect the pace of applications for next year's foreign exchange program to pick up soon.

In science:

Visser. A Survey of Strategies in Program Transformation Systems.
Typed Generic Traversal With Term Rewriting Strategies
The extension of this program to other systems leads to two different types of difficulties.
Complex Systems: a Physicist's Viewpoint
The basepoint-free theorem plays a crucial role in the Minimal Model Program since it yields a basepoint-free complete linear system, hence an extremal contraction morphism.
On Effective Non-vanishing of Weil Divisors on Algebraic Surfaces
Formal verification is the activity of proving properties of programs and systems in a mathematical sense.
EPspectra: A Formal Toolkit for Developing DSP Software Applications
The encoding and decoding programs for the various transformation groups only differ where the transformation in Type(Ast ,At ) is described, and where a coordinate system needs to be defined.
First-order Complete and Computationally Complete Query Languages for Spatio-Temporal Databases