computer language


computer language
noun
a programming language designed for use on a specific class of computers

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a programming language, as BASIC, COBOL, or FORTRAN, devised for communicating instructions to a computer.
[1965-70]

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computer language noun
A system of alphabetical or numerical signs used for feeding information into a computer, a programming language
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computer language,
1. any system of words and symbols for programming a computer: »

Each computer language, such as BASIC, FORTRAN, or COBOL, has its own rules of grammar, conventions, commands, and detailed instructions (Van Court Hare, Jr.).

2. = machine language. (Cf.machine language)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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