Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A speech or section used as an introduction, especially to a play or novel.
  • n. A component of a computer program that prepares the computer to execute a routine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A declarative higher-level programming language in which instructions are written not as explicit procedural data-manipulation commands, but as logical statements. The language has built-in resolution procedures for logical inference.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A simplified spelling of prologue. See prologue.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a computer language designed in Europe to support natural language processing

Etymologies

From Old French, from Latin prologus, from Ancient Greek πρόλογος (Wiktionary)

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