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Digital Technology, Trademark.
  1. the proprietary name of a high-level, object-oriented scripting language used especially to create interactive applications running over the Internet.
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Origin of JavaScript

1995–2000; Java (in the trademarked sense “a programming language”) + script (in the computer sense “an executable section of code”)
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  1. trademark a scripting language especially applicable to the Internet
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Word Origin for JavaScript

C20: from Java 2 + script
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