problem-describing language

problem-describing language

[′präb·ləm di¦skrīb·iŋ ‚laŋ·gwij]
(computer science)
A programming language that describes, in the most general way, the problem to be solved, but gives no indication of the problem's detailed characteristics or its solution.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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