Updated: 03/01/2018 by Computer Hope

Language may refer to any of the following:

language definition1. When referring to a language that computers speaks, binary is the lowest form of language understood by computers.

2. When referring to a language a human can use to communicate with a computer, a programming language is used to communicate instructions to for a computer to perform.

3. When referring to a selection in a program, a language refers to what language the user of the computer speaks or prefers. For example, English may be an option.

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