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reverse Polish notation

noun

Definition of reverse Polish notation

  1. :  a system of representing mathematical and logical operations in which the operands precede the operator and which does not require the use of parentheses <(3 + 5) − (2 + 1) in reverse Polish notation is expressed as 3 5 + 2 1 + −> —called also postfix notation



1975

First Known Use of reverse polish notation

1975


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