Meaning of ALGORITHM
Pronunciation:   'algu`ridhum



WordNet Dictionary 

 Definition:  
[n] a precise rule (or set of rules) specifying how to solve some problem 

ALGORITHM is a 9 letter word that starts with A. 
 Synonyms:   algorithmic program, algorithmic rule 

 See Also:   formula, rule, sorting algorithm  
Computing Dictionary 

 Definition:   A detailed sequence of actions to perform to accomplish some task. Named after an Iranian mathematician, AlKhawarizmi. Technically, an algorithm must reach a result after a finite number of steps, thus ruling out brute force search methods for certain problems, though some might claim that brute force search was also a valid (generic) algorithm. The term is also used loosely for any sequence of actions (which may or may not terminate). paul e. black's dictionary of algorithms, data structures, and problems. 

Thesaurus Terms 

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