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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A programming language designed for use at remote terminals.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • Initialism of Acute promyelocytic leukemia.
  • proper n. An early programming language using mathematically derived symbols for many of its operations.


A P(rogramming) L(anguage).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From the book A Programming Language (Wiktionary)



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