Program vs Lesson - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between program and lesson
is that program
is program, programme while lesson
is a section of learning or teaching into which a wider learning content is divided.
As a verb lesson is
to give a lesson to; to teach.
* programme (see usage notes)
A set of structured activities.
A leaflet listing information about a play, game or other activity.
A performance of a show or other broadcast on radio or television.
(lb) A software application, or a collection of software applications, designed to perform a specific task.
A particular mindset or method of doing things.
*Ellis in the movie Die Hard
*:Come on, John, why don’t you get with the program and tell him where the detonators are?
* Usage of program'' and ''programme :
** US: program is the only spelling normally used.
** UK: programme'' is used in all cases except for computer code, in which case ''program'' is generally used. Older sources may use ''programme for computer code.
** Canada: both program'' and ''programme'' are used, but ''programme is more common.
** Australia: program'' is endorsed by the Australian government, but ''programme is most common.
** New Zealand: programme'' is favoured by New Zealand dictionaries, and is endorsed by government usage; ''program is rarely seen outside the computing meaning.
* (leaflet): playbill (for a play )
* (software application): application
* programme block
* program counter
* program evaluation and review technique
* program guide
* program music
* program slicer
* program trading
To enter a program or other instructions into (a computer or other electronic device) to instruct it to do a particular task.
* He programmed the DVR to record his favorite show.
To develop (software) by writing program code.
To put together the schedule of an event.
* Mary will program Tuesday’s festivities.
To cause to automatically behave in a particular way.
* The lab rat was programmed to press the lever when the bell rang.
- I programmed a small game as a demonstration.
A section of learning or teaching into which a wider learning content is divided.
A learning task assigned to a student; homework.
Something learned or to be learned.
Something that serves as a warning or encouragement.
A section of the Bible or other religious text read as part of a divine service.
A severe lecture; reproof; rebuke; warning.
* Sir (Philip Sidney) (1554-1586)
- She would give her a lesson for walking so late.
, title=(The Celebrity
, passage=The humor of my proposition appealed more strongly to Miss Trevor than I had looked for, and from that time forward she became her old self again;
(music) An exercise; a composition serving an educational purpose; a study.
* (religious reading) lection
* object lesson
* private lessons
To give a lesson to; to teach.
* 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , III.vi:
- her owne daughter Pleasure, to whom shee / Made her companion, and her lessoned / In all the lore of loue, and goodly womanhead.
- To rest the weary, and to soothe the sad, / Doth lesson happier men, and shame at least the bad.