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Noun: instruction  in'strúk-shun
  1. A message describing how something is to be done
    "he gave instructions faster than she could follow them";
    - direction
  2. The activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill
    "our instruction was carefully programmed";
    - education, teaching, pedagogy, didactics, educational activity
  3. The profession of a teacher
    "he prepared for instruction while still in college";
    - teaching, pedagogy
  4. (computing) a line of code written as part of a computer program
    - command, statement, program line

Derived forms: instructions

Type of: activity, code, computer code, content, education, message, subject matter, substance

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

Encyclopedia: Instruction