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FORTRAN

FORTRAN

noun FOR·TRAN \ˈfr-ˌtran\

Definition of FORTRAN

:  a computer programming language that resembles algebra in its notation and is widely used for scientific applications

Variants of FORTRAN

FOR·TRAN or For·tran \ˈfr-ˌtran\

Origin of FORTRAN

formula translation
First Known Use: 1956

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