Meaning of “subroutine” in the English Dictionary


"subroutine" in Business English

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subroutinenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsʌbruːˌtiːn/ us IT

in a large computer program, a set of instructions for a particular small task that is available for repeated use:

In the time it takes you to import one page and adjust the pictures, you could write a subroutine that does it automatically.

(Definition of “subroutine” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)