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Online Computer Terms Dictionary - P


<language> An algorithm or program to determine the syntactic structure of a sentence or string of symbols in some language. A parser normally takes as input a sequence of tokens output by a lexical analyser. It may produce some kind of abstract syntax tree as output. One of the best known parser generators is yacc.



Nearby terms: ParMod PARS PARSEC parser parser generator parsing Parsley