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English definition of “Fortran”

Fortran

noun [U] (also FORTRAN)     /ˈfɔːtræn/ IT
abbreviation for formula translation: a language used to write computer programs, especially developed for mathematical and scientific calculations: More than 50 years after its debut, updated versions of Fortran are still used today.
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