# Fortran

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### EtymologyEdit

A variant capitalization of FORTRAN, a Blend of *formula* + *translator* or *formula* + *translation*, formally adopted with Fortran 90 in 1991.

### Proper nounEdit

**Fortran**

- A high-level programming language first developed in the 1950s for scientific, engineering, and numerical computation.