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parser Syllabification: pars·er
Pronunciation: /ˈpärsər/

Definition of parser in English:


A program for parsing.
Example sentences
  • A computer equipped with an XML parser can make decisions about this information.
  • This document describes an implementation using the SAX parser with the Xerces parser.
  • As you've correctly stated, all parsers enforce XML syntax to ensure that they are well formed.

Words that rhyme with parser

plaza, tabula rasa

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