pseudo-code

[soo-doh-kohd]
noun Computers.
  1. 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.

Origin of pseudo-code

First recorded in 1950–55
Also called symbolic code.

symbolic code

noun Computers.
  1. pseudo-code.
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