- noun an interpreted programming language used to create CGI scripts that can process forms or carry out functions on a web server to enhance a website
- abbreviation forpractical extraction and report language
- Acronym for Practical Extraction Report Language. A UNIX-based programming language which is often used for system administrative tasks, or for the creation of scripts.
- synonymPractical Extraction Report Language
- acronym forprincipal exchange rate linked security
(written as PERL)