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algorithm

noun [C] uk   /ˈæl.ɡə.rɪ.ðəm/ specialized us  
a set of mathematical instructions that must be followed in a fixed order, and that, especially if given to a computer, will help to calculate an answer to a mathematical problem
Translations of “algorithm”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指電腦使用的)演算法,計算程式…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指计算机使用的)算法,计算程序…
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