Associations to the word «Algorithm»

Wiktionary

ALGORITHM, noun. A precise step-by-step plan for a computational procedure that possibly begins with an input value and yields an output value in a finite number of steps.
ALGORITHM, noun. (archaic) Calculation with Arabic numerals; algorism.

Dictionary definition

ALGORITHM, noun. A precise rule (or set of rules) specifying how to solve some problem.

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne