Definition Edit

A third generation language (3GL) (also called high-order language) is

[a] programming language that includes features such as nested expressions, user-defined data types, and parameter passing not normally found in lower-order languages, that does not reflect the structure of any one given computer or class of computers, and that can be used to write machine independent source programs.[1]

References Edit

  1. Consolidated List of Glossary Terms.

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