Definition of command language in English:

command language

noun

Computing
  • A source language composed chiefly of a set of commands or operators, used especially for communicating with the operating system of a computer:

    [mass noun] ‘the problems of command language and syntax’
    [modifier] ‘Command Language code’
    [with modifier] ‘the search command language’
    • ‘You don't want to learn yet another command language or obscure configuration-file format.’
    • ‘It is an embeddable, extensible command language for issuing commands to text editors, debuggers, illustrators and shells.’
    • ‘As a consequence, in the interpretation of command languages, the user is given control over the context in which the names are executed.’
    • ‘It supports its own format-free command language described in detail in the Command Summary document.’
    • ‘Even when the number of different devices grows large, it is necessary for the command language to have a uniform design so that it is easy to learn and extends cleanly.’

Pronunciation:

command language

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