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object language

[′äb·jekt ‚laŋ·gwij]
(computer science)
The intended and desired output language in the translation or conversion of information from one language to another.

object language

(1) A programming language that is object oriented. See object-oriented programming.

(2) A language defined by another language. See metalanguage.

(3) The output of a compiler or assembler program. See machine language.
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