Definition of parser in English:

parser

noun

Computing
  • A program for parsing.

    • ‘A computer equipped with an XML parser can make decisions about this information.’
    • ‘This document describes an implementation using the SAX parser with the Xerces parser.’
    • ‘As you've correctly stated, all parsers enforce XML syntax to ensure that they are well formed.’
    • ‘The key features of such implementations must include an XML parser, XML writing support, and a very small footprint SOAP API.’
    • ‘In the first step, a parser evaluates the search query and creates a data structure based on the words and the attributes in the search query and the scope of an index, if the search space includes an index.’

Pronunciation:

parser

/ˈpɑːzə/