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Other Routine Definition

[n] an unvarying or habitual method of procedure
[n] a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program
[n] a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program; "he did his act three times every evening"; "she had a catchy little routine"; "it was one of the best numbers he ever did"
[adj] found in the ordinary course of events; "a placid everyday scene"; "it was a routine day"; "there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant
[adj] occurring at fixed times or predictable intervals; "made her routine trip to the store"

Misc. Definitions

\Rou*tine"\, n. [F., fr. route a path, way, road. See {Route}, {Rote}repetition.]
1. A round of business, amusement, or pleasure, daily or frequently pursued; especially, a course of business or offical duties regularly or frequently returning.
2. Any regular course of action or procedure rigidly adhered to by the mere force of habit.

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