job control language definition

  • others:
    • A programming language used to specify the way, timing, as well as other requirements of execution of a job or pair of tasks posted for execution, especially in back ground, on a multitasking computer; a programming language for controlling job{7} execution. Abbreviated JCL.
  • noun:
    • a problem-oriented language used to describe task requirements to an operating system

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