"routine" in the noun sense
1. routine, modus operandi
an unvarying or habitual method or procedure
2. act, routine, number, turn, bit
a short 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"
3. routine, subroutine, subprogram, procedure, function
a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program
"routine" in the adjective sense
1. everyday, mundane, quotidian, routine, unremarkable, workaday
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
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