pro·gram·ming or pro·gram·ing (prōgrăm′ĭng, -grə-mĭng)
a. The designing, scheduling, or planning of a program, as in broadcasting.
b. Broadcast programs considered as a group: the network's Thursday night programming.
2. The writing of a computer program.
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