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.

Nearby words

  1. pseudo,
  2. pseudo force,
  3. pseudo-,
  4. pseudo-ainhum,
  5. pseudo-cleft sentence,
  6. pseudo-colour,
  7. pseudo-dionysius,
  8. pseudo-event,
  9. pseudo-hieroglyphic,
  10. pseudo-intransitive

Origin of pseudo-code

First recorded in 1950–55

Also called symbolic code.

symbolic code

noun Computers.

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