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Meaning of PARSER

Pronunciation:  p'ârsur

 
Matching Terms:  parse, parsec, parsee, parseeism, parser generator

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An algorithm or program to determine the syntactic structure of a sentence or string of symbols in some language. A parser normally takes as input a sequence of tokens output by a lexical analyser. It may produce some kind of abstract syntax tree as output. One of the best known parser generators is yacc.

 

 

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