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.

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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)]
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FORTRAN

(ˈfɔr træn)

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

FORTRAN

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

[ˈfɔːrtræn] nfortran m
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FORTRAN

abbr of formula translatorFORTRAN nt
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FORTRAN

Fortran [ˈfɔːtræn] nFORTRAN m
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References in periodicals archive ?
The Fortran Timeline Year Who Event 1955 IBM Fortran (Formula Translation) developed by John Backus and others 1958 IBM Fortran II released 1961 IBM Fortran IV released 1966 ANSI Fortran 66 standardized (first high-level programming language to be standardized) 1978 ANSI Fortran 77 standardized 1980 ISO ANSI Fortran 77 standard adopted as the ISO Fortran standard 1991 ISO Fortran 90 standardized 1997 ISO Fortran 95 standardized 2004 ISO Fortran 2003 expected to be standardized Source: NAG
In doing so, we looked ahead to the coming availability of Fortran 77 compilers and adjusted the PORT frame so a simple preprocessor could change its source from Fortran 66 to Fortran 77 format.