|1.||[ noun ] a message describing how something is to be done|
"he gave directions faster than she could follow them"
|Related terms:||message rule recipe prescription prescription stage_direction rule address misdirection system_command rubric style markup rule|
|2.||[ noun ] (education) the activities of educating or instructing or teaching; activities that impart knowledge or skill|
|Synonyms:||education educational_activity teaching pedagogy|
"he received no formal education" "our instruction was carefully programmed" "good teaching is seldom rewarded"
|Related terms:||activity course higher_education extension work-study_program elementary_education extracurricular_activity secondary_education coeducation lesson homework project education education tuition academic_program point_system Department_of_Education teach train|
|3.||[ noun ] (work,education) the profession of a teacher|
"he prepared for teaching while still in college" "pedagogy is recognized as an important profession"
|Related terms:||education lesson lecture schooling tutelage teaching_reading language_teaching hypnopedia spoonfeeding indoctrination catechetical_instruction catechesis|
|4.||[ noun ] (computer science) a line of code written as part of a computer program|
|Synonyms:||statement program_line command|
|Related terms:||code call toggle command_line macro system_error link program computer_science|