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Programming and programming languages

ASCII

noun

American Standard Code for Information Interchange: a system for changing computer information into numbers, so that different types of computers and software can exchange information

assembly language

noun

a computer language that consists of symbols, used for writing computer programs

BASIC

noun

a type of language for writing computer programs

binary system

noun

a system in which information is represented using combinations of the numbers 0 and 1, used especially in computers

COBOL

noun

Common Business-Oriented Language: a computer language used for writing programs, especially for business

code

noun

a set of instructions that a computer can understand

command line

noun

a way of using words or letters to give a computer instructions, instead of using a mouse or computer language

HTML

noun

hypertext mark-up language: the computer language used for writing pages on the Internet

Java

a computer programming language that allows computer software to be used on any kind of computer, and allows all computers to communicate with each other, for example through the Internet

language

noun

a system of instructions used to program a computer

machine code

noun

a series of instructions written in a form that a computer can read and understand

machine language

noun

machine code

mark-up language

noun

a system of instructions that are added to documents in the form of codes to tell a computer how to print or organize the information

Pascal

noun

a high-level language used for writing computer programs

perl

noun

a language used for writing computer programs

programming

noun

the activity or job of writing and developing computer programs

programming language

noun

a set of words and rules for writing computer programs

routine

noun

a set of instructions that a computer obeys

SGML

abbreviation

Standard Generalized Mark-up Language: an early mark-up language that several other mark-up languages have developed from

syntax

noun

rules about the ways in which computer languages can be used to make programs

XML

noun

Extensible Mark-up Language: a mark-up language that allows information to be shared between different computer systems, especially on the Internet

Open Dictionary

breakfast rave

a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …

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