String PRocessING language

string processing language

[′striŋ ′prä‚ses·iŋ ‚laŋ·gwij]
(computer science)
A higher-level programming language equipped with facilities to synthesize and decompose character strings, search them in response to arbitrarily complex criteria, and perform a variety of other manipulations. Also known as string manipulation language.

String PRocessING language

(language)
(SPRING)

["From SPRING to SUMMER: Design, Definition and Implementation of Programming Languages for String Manipulation and Pattern Matching", Paul Klint, Math Centre, Amsterdam 1982].