Meaning of “Fortran” in the English Dictionary


"Fortran" in Business English

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Fortrannoun [ U ]

also FORTRAN uk /ˈfɔːtræn/ us 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.

(Definition of “Fortran” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)