Definition of Parser

1. Noun. A computer program that divides code up into functional components. "Compilers must parse source code in order to translate it into object code"




Definition of Parser

1. n. One who parses.

Definition of Parser

1. Noun. One who parses. ¹

2. Noun. (computing) A computer program that parses. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Parser

1. one that parses [n -S] - See also: parses

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parser

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Literary usage of Parser

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1. Overview of the Third Text Retrieval Conference (Trec-3) edited by D. K. Harmon (1996)
"The parser currently encompasses some 400 grammar productions, ... The parser's output is a regularized parse tree representation of each sentence, that is, ..."

2. First Text Retrieval Conference (Trec-1): Proceedings by D. K. Harman (1993)
"However, unlike an ordinary parser, it has a built-in timer which ... If a parse is not returned before the allotted time elapses, the parser enters the ..."

3. Programming In Lua by Roberto Ierusalimschy (2003)
"29.2 An XML parser Now we will look at a simplified implementation of Ixp, ... Expat is an open source XML 1.0 parser written in C. It implements SAX, ..."

4. A Bibliographical and Critical Account of the Rarest Books in the English by John Payne Collier (1865)
"... for the purpose of securing a temporary sale during the prevalence of infection. CLINTON, PURSER AND ARNOLD.—Clinton, parser and Arnold to thcir ..."

5. The Inform Designer's Manual by Graham Nelson (2001)
"§33 Helping the parser out of trouble Once you begin programming the parser on a large scale, you soon | reach the point where the parser's ordinary error ..."

6. A Voyage Round the World: And Visits to Various Foreign Countries, in the by Fitch Waterman Taylor (1847)
"... HT aeic =pot the net- a «Lcz: K -as Tm-sasa 3 rae ^parser-deck, *-^*--^ TT— j«"~ a n— ... parser ..."

7. The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases in the by Lawrence Lewis, Adelbert Hamilton, John Houston Merrill, William Mark McKinney, James Manford Kerr, John Crawford Thomson (1886)
"... trespassing upon a railroad track without any kind of parser. "Li precaution for his own safety. It may be, too. that the railroad track was the most ..."

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