Meaning of Algol

Al'gol

Pronunciation: (al'gol, -gôl), [key]
— n.
  1. a star of the second magnitude in the constellation Perseus: the first known and most famous eclipsing binary star. Also called

ALGOL

Pronunciation: (al'gol, -gôl), [key]
  1. a computer language in which information is expressed in algebraic notation and according to the rules of Boolean algebra.
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