ALGOL

Algorithmic Oriented Language (see IAL)

ALGOL

[n] - second brightest star in Perseus 2. [n] - ALGOrithmic Language
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Algol

A high-level programming language developed in the 1950s. See also: Programming Languages.
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Algol

Al'gol noun [ Arabic al-ghūl destruction, calamity, from ghāla to take suddenly, destroy.] (Astron.) A fixed star, in Medusa's head, in the constellation Perseus, remarkable for its periodic variation in brightness.
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algol

<astronomy> A fixed star, in Medusa's head, in the constellation Perseus, remarkable for its periodic variation in brightness. ... Origin: Ar. Al-ghl destruction, calamity, fr. Ghala to take suddenly, destroy. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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ALGOL

noun (from a combination of ALGOrithmic and Language); a programming language used to express computer programs as algorithms
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Algol

noun second brightest star in Perseus; first known eclipsing binary
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Algol

• (n.) A fixed star, in Medusa`s head, in the constellation Perseus, remarkable for its periodic variation in brightness.
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ALGOL

(from the article `computer programming language`) ALGOL (algorithmic language) was designed by a committee of American and European computer scientists during 1958–60 for publishing algorithms, as ... Although both FORTRAN and COBOL were universal languages (meaning that they could, in principle, be used to solve any problem that ...
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Algol

prototype of a class of variable stars called eclipsing binaries, the second brightest star in the northern constellation Perseus. Its apparent ... [6 related articles]
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Algol

(Beta Persei) A multiple star system in the constellation Perseus. Its Arabic name means 'Demon Star', apparently a reference to its peculiar behavior. Algol (Beta Persei) seems to wink slowly, fading for almost 5 hours, reaching a minimum brightness for about 20 minutes, ...
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Algol

Algol (ăl'gol) , famous variable star in the constellation Perseus; Bayer designation β Persei; 1992 position R.A. 3h07.7m, Dec. +40°55'. Algol's variation in apparent magnitude, from 2.06 to 3.28, is due to the fact that it is an eclipsing binary star, with one component rev...
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ALGOL

ALGOL: see programming language.
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Algol

Algol is a star in the constellation of Perseus. It was catalogued by Ptolemy as the Lucida of the Gorgon. It is the model 'eclipse star' varying in brightness over a two day period through the interpositions of a revolving dark satellite. The light-changes of Algol were noticed by Montanari in 1669 and methodically observed and explained by Goodri...
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Algol

ALGOL is an algebraic computer language.
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Algol

Eclipsing binary, a pair of orbiting stars in the constellation Perseus, the fainter one of which eclipses the brighter one every 69 hours, causing the apparent brightness of the pair to drop by two-thirds. The brightness changes were first explained in 1782 by English amateur astronomer John Goodricke. He pointed out that the changes between m...
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Algol

[fanzine] ``Algol: The Magazine About Science Fiction was published from 1963-1984 by Andrew Porter. The name was changed to Starship in 1979. It won a Hugo Award for Best Fanzine in 1974, in a tie with Richard E. Geis` Science Fiction Review; and received five other nominations for the Hugo (1973, 1975, 1976, and 1981). Initially a two-pag...
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Algol

[disambiguation] Algol may mean: ...
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ALGOL

ALGOL (short for ALGOrithmic Language) is a family of imperative computer programming languages originally developed in the mid-1950s which greatly influenced many other languages. It was the standard method for algorithm description used by the ACM in textbooks and academic sources for more than thirty years. In the sense that most modern languag...
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Algol

Algol (Beta Per, β Persei, β Per), known colloquially as the Demon Star, is a bright star in the constellation Perseus. It is one of the best known eclipsing binaries, the first such star to be discovered, and also one of the first (non-nova) variable stars to be discovered. Algol is actually a three-star system (Beta Persei A, B, and C) in whic...
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Algol

[magazine] Algol was an avant-garde Catalan magazine edited by the artistic group Dau al Set and published in 1947. It was founded by Joan Pons and Joan Brossa and edited by Enric Tomo i Freixes. Only 100 copies of Algol were published. The 12-page magazine was printed on guarro, a type of linen paper.{clarify|date=February 2014} Dau al Set...
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Algol

[rocket stage] The Algol family of solid-fuel rocket stages and boosters built by Aerojet (now Aerojet Rocketdyne) and used on a variety of launch vehicles. It was developed by Aerojet from the earlier Jupiter Senior and the Navy Polaris programs. Upgrades to the Algol motor occurred from 1960 till the retirement of the Scout launch vehicle...
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