pseudo-code

[ soo-doh-kohd ]
/ ˈsu doʊˌkoʊd /

noun Computers.

a program code unrelated to the hardware of a particular computer and requiring conversion to the code used by the computer before the program can be used.

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Also called symbolic code.

Origin of pseudo-code

First recorded in 1950–55
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