Definition of COBOL

1. Noun. Common business-oriented language.




Definition of COBOL

1. Proper noun. A programming language developed in the late 1950s especially for business applications. ¹

2. Proper noun. A programming language developed in the late 1950s especially for business applications. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of COBOL

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CNS prophylaxis
CNT
CNV
CN Tower
CN gas
CO
CO$
CO2
CO2-withdrawal seizure test
CO2 narcosis
COA
COAG
COAS
COB
COBOL (current term)
COBRA
COC
COCA
COCl
CODA
CODAs
COE
COGS
COHA
COI
COIN
COIN-OR
COIP

Literary usage of COBOL

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1. The Works of President Edwards in Four Volumes: A Reprint of the Worcester by Jonathan Edwards (1858)
"... and many ways rt pugnan! to the universal dictates of the reason of mankind. COBOL. From things which have been observed, it will follow, ..."

2. SAS/ACCESS(R) 9.1 Interface to SYSTEM 2000:: Reference by SAS Institute, Institute SAS Institute (2004)
"The following where-clause qualifies data records that have COBOL in the item SKILL TYPE and 4 in the item YEARS OF EXPERIENCE. where skill type=cobol ..."

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