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 for PROLOG
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Prolog \Pro"log\, n. & v.
     Prologue.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  PROLOG \PRO"LOG\ (pr[=o]"l[o^]g), n. (Computers)
     A declarative higher-level programming language in which
     instructions are written not as explicit procedural
     data-manipulation commands, but as logical statements. The
     language has built-in resolution procedures for logical
     inference.
     [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  higher programming language \higher programming language\ n.
     (Computers)
     A computer programming language with an instruction set
     allowing one instruction to code for several assembly
     language instructions.
  
     Note: The aggregation of several assembly-language
           instructions into one instruction allows much greater
           efficiency in writing computer programs. Most programs
           are now written in some higher programming language,
           such as BASIC, FORTRAN, COBOL, C, C++,
           PROLOG, or JAVA.
           [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Prolog
      n 1: a computer language designed in Europe to support natural
           language processing [syn: Prolog, logic programing,
           logic programming]

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  PROLOG
         PROgramming in LOGic
         

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  Prolog
  
      Programming in Logic or (French) Programmation
     en Logique.  The first of the huge family of logic
     programming languages.
  
     Prolog was invented by Alain Colmerauer and Phillipe Roussel
     at the University of Aix-Marseille in 1971.  It was first
     implemented 1972 in ALGOL-W.  It was designed originally for
     natural-language processing but has become one of the most
     widely used languages for artificial intelligence.
  
     It is based on LUSH (or SLD) resolution theorem
     proving and unification.  The first versions had no
     user-defined functions and no control structure other than the
     built-in depth-first search with backtracking.  Early
     collaboration between Marseille and Robert Kowalski at
     University of Edinburgh continued until about 1975.
  
     Early implementations included C-Prolog, ESLPDPRO,
     Frolic, LM-Prolog, Open Prolog, SB-Prolog, UPMAIL
     Tricia Prolog.  In 1998, the most common Prologs in use are
     Quintus Prolog, SICSTUS Prolog, LPA Prolog, SWI
     Prolog, AMZI Prolog, SNI Prolog.
  
     ISO draft standard at Darmstadt, Germany
     
  ftp://ftp.th-darmstadt.de/pub/programming/languages/prolog/standard/)">(ftp://ftp.th-darmstadt.de/pub/programming/languages/prolog/standard/).
     or ftp://ai.uga.edu/ai.prolog.standard)">UGA, USA (ftp://ai.uga.edu/ai.prolog.standard).
  
     See also negation by failure, Kamin's interpreters,
     Paradigms of AI Programming, Aditi.
  
     A Prolog interpreter in Scheme.
     ftp://cpsc.ucalgary.ca/pub/prolog1.1)">(ftp://cpsc.ucalgary.ca/pub/prolog1.1).
  
     A Prolog package
     ftp://cpsc.ucalgary.ca/pub/prolog1.1/prolog11.tar.Z)">(ftp://cpsc.ucalgary.ca/pub/prolog1.1/prolog11.tar.Z) from
     the University of Calgary features delayed goals and
     interval arithmetic.  It requires Scheme with
     continuations.
  
     ["Programming in Prolog", W.F. Clocksin & C.S. Mellish,
     Springer, 1985].
  
     (2001-04-01)
  

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