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APL Acronym for a programming language. Originally devised by Iverson as a mathematical notation in the mid-1960s, and only later implemented as a programming language, APL had a meteoric rise in popularity. The main feature of APL is that it provides a rich set of powerful operators for handling multidimensional arrays, together with the capability for users to define their own operators. The built-in operators are mainly represented by single characters using a special character set. Thus APL programs are very concise and often impenetrable.

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APL

APL n. see APEL.

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APL Alberta Power Limited
• alternating polarization laser
• (USA) Applied Physics Laboratory (Johns Hopkins University)
• Computing A Programming Language

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