computer language



  • noun a system of signs, letters, and words used to instruct a computer


  • noun a language, formed of figures or characters, used to communicate with a computer


  • A defined set of characters, symbols, and rules utilized together for communication with a computer, or between computers. The term also applies to communications between computers and peripherals, or between peripherals. There are various examples, including assembly languages, machine languages, command languages, and programming languages. Also called language (1).

Information & Library Science

  • noun a language made up of numbers and characters used to give instructions to a computer