/for’trash/ Hackerism for the Fortran language, referring to its primitive design, gross and irregular syntax, limited control constructs, and slippery, exception-filled semantics.
[fawr-tris] /ˈfɔr trɪs/ noun 1. a large fortified place; a fort or group of forts, often including a town; citadel. 2. any place of exceptional security; stronghold. /ˈfɔːtrɪs/ noun 1. a large fort or fortified town 2. a place or source of refuge or support verb 3. (transitive) to protect with or as if with […]
noun 1. a military reservation in NE Kansas, NE of Junction City.
[ruhk-er] /ˈrʌk ər/ noun 1. a military reservation and U.S. Army training center in SE Alabama, NW of Dothan.
A cross between Fortran and RUNCIBLE for the IBM 650. Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959).