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[mass noun] A notation resembling a simplified programming language, used in program design.
- ‘The database schema needs to be developed in tandem with pseudocode, so that you don't wind up with orphaned code or database calls that are excessively resource-intensive.’
- ‘I spelled out every single detail, using elaborate pseudocode - even writing many of the SQL statements the programmers would need - and adding extra expository explanation wherever I could.’
- ‘In addition, a handy WSDL viewer allows you to punch in a WSDL URL and view it in either native XML or in pseudocode mode.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.