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1. algorithm, algorithmic program, algorithmic rule

a precise rule (or set of rules) specifying how to solve some problem

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see synonyms of algorithm
a logical arithmetical or computational procedure that if correctly applied ensures the solution of a problem
Compare heuristic
2. logic, mathematics
a recursive procedure whereby an infinite sequence of terms can be generated

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see synonyms of algorithm
1.  Ancient Mathematics
any systematic method of solving a certain kind of problem
the repetitive calculations used in finding the greatest common divisor of two numbers
: called in full Euclidean algorithm
2.  Computing
a predetermined set of instructions for solving a specific problem in a limited number of steps

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see synonyms of algorithm
A finite set of unambiguous instructions that, given some set of initial conditions, can be performed in a prescribed sequence to achieve a certain goal and that has a recognizable set of end conditions.

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