Definition of Occam in English:

Occam

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Pronunciation: /ˈɒkəm
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • A computer programming language devised for use in parallel processing.
    More example sentences
    • For example, it's possible to provision voice and DSL services through Occam's BLCs remotely.
    • The reason you need something like Occam is that for any set of data you can come up with countless theories which explain it.

Origin

1980s: from the name of William of Occam.

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