FORTRAN


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For·tran

 (fôr′trăn′)
n.
One of the first high-level programming languages, designed to solve problems that can be expressed algebraically and used mainly in mathematics, science, and engineering.

FORTRAN

(ˈfɔːtræn) or

Fortran

n
(Computer Science) a high-level computer programming language for mathematical and scientific purposes, designed to facilitate and speed up the solving of complex problems
[C20: from for(mula) tran(slation)]

FORTRAN

(ˈfɔr træn)

n.
a high-level programming language used mainly for solving problems in science and engineering.
[1956; for(mula)tran(slator)]

Fortran

A high-level programming language used mainly by scientists and mathematicians.
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Noun1.FORTRAN - a high-level programing language for mathematical and scientific purposes; stands for formula translation
algebraic language - an algorithmic language having statements that resemble algebraic expressions
Translations

FORTRAN

[ˈfɔːtræn] N ABBR (Comput) =formula translatorFORTRAN m

FORTRAN

[ˈfɔːrtræn] nfortran m

FORTRAN

abbr of formula translatorFORTRAN nt

FORTRAN

Fortran [ˈfɔːtræn] nFORTRAN m
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