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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A precise rule (or set of rules) specifying how to solve some problem.

Usage examples (41)
  • More than sixty years ago, mathematical logicians, by defining precisely the concept of an algorithm, gave content to the ancient human idea of an effective calculation
  • The term algorithm simply means a series of steps.
  • I wonder if the algorithm is a little “loose” to get as many copies out as possible? — melissa
  • "I call the algorithm 'Fan Dance,'" Gregory began. for more
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