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<operating system> All activities involved in completing any
project on a computer from start to finish. A job may involve
several processes and several programs.
This term originates from a time when a user would manually
submit a job as a deck of punched cards which would
typically include source code interspersed with job control language instructions to guide phases of the job such as
compilation, linking, execution and printing.
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