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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Computers, Occupations
programmerpro‧gram‧mer /ˈprəʊɡræmə $ ˈproʊɡræmər/ ●○○ noun [countable]  TDBOsomeone whose job is to write computer programs
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programmerTo do anything interesting with the software a good programmer and designer will be needed.Alternatively, all three persons, programmer, database developer and user, might be considered to be joint authors.A simple programmer repeats this action at regular intervals.Even the programmer himself has difficulty in driving it two days later!This would be the situation if the programmer had not allocated sufficient working storage to the file.A rechargeable battery protects the stored programme data for up to eight months in the event of the programmer being unplugged.The programmer must, however check that the equivalent routine performs adequately as well as theoretically doing the same function.
From Longman Business Dictionaryprogrammerpro‧gram‧mer /ˈprəʊgræməˈproʊgræmər/ noun [countable]1COMPUTING someone whose job involves writing instructions for computers to perform particular tasksa labor shortage, particularly in trainedcomputer programmers systems programmer2a person or company involved in producing television or radio showsParamount offered the series to ABC’s chief programmer.
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