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Noun: routine  roo'teen
  1. An unvarying or habitual method or procedure
    - modus operandi, MO
     
  2. A short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program
    "she had a catchy little routine";
    - act, number, turn, bit
     
  3. A set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program
    - subroutine, subprogram, procedure, function
Adjective: routine  roo'teen
  1. Found in the ordinary course of events
    "it was a routine day";
    - everyday, mundane, quotidian, unremarkable, workaday

Derived forms: routines

See also: ordinary

Type of: computer software, package, performance, procedure, process, public presentation, software, software package, software program, software system

Part of: computer program, computer programme [Brit], program, programme [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Routine