FORTRAN

noun FOR·TRAN \ˈfȯr-ˌtran\

Definition of FORTRAN

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

Variants of fortran

or

Fortran

play \ˈfȯr-ˌtran\

Origin and Etymology of fortran

formula translation


First Known Use: 1956


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