Prolog

4 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Prolog \Pro"log\, noun & v. Prologue.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

PROLOG \PRO"LOG\ (pr[=o]"l[o^]g), noun (Computers) 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. [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

higher programming language \higher programming language\ n. (Computers) A computer programming language with an instruction set allowing one instruction to code for several assembly language instructions.

Note: The aggregation of several assembly-language instructions into one instruction allows much greater efficiency in writing computer programs. Most programs are now written in some higher programming language, such as {BASIC}, {FORTRAN}, {COBOL}, {C}, {C++}, {PROLOG}, or {JAVA}. [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

Prolog

noun

1: a computer language designed in Europe to support natural language processing [syn: {Prolog}, {logic programing}, {logic programming}]


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