turtle graphics


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turtle graphics

(graphics)
The line drawings produced by programs in LOGO.
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Turtle Graphics

A method for creating graphic images in the Logo programming language. The "turtle" is an imaginary pen that is given drawing commands, such as go forward and turn right. On screen, the turtle is shaped like a triangle. See Logo.
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The turtle graphics method: a method that does not require coordinates of points, instead using a sequence of instructions describing the movements of the turtle.
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Turtle graphics is a system used for translating a sequence of symbols into the motions of an automaton or turtle on a graphics display.