sublanguage

sublanguage

[suhb-lang-gwij]
noun
a subvariety of language used in a particular field or by a particular social group and characterized especially by distinctive vocabulary.

Origin:
1930–35; sub- + language

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sublanguage definition

database, language
One of the languages associated with a DBMS, for example a data-definition language or query language.
(1999-10-18)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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