Definition of algorithm in English:
algorithm
Line breaks: al¦gorithmPronunciation: /ˈalgərɪð(ə)m
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noun
 A process or set of rules to be followed in calculations or other problemsolving operations, especially by a computer: a basic algorithm for divisionMore example sentences
 Another arithmetical result presented by Brahmagupta is his algorithm for computing square roots.
 This first step is here reduced to a simple algorithm suitable for computer use.
 Mathematicians can use similar algorithms to generate fractals and other forms.
Derivatives

algorithmic
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 The overall style of Gordan's mathematical work was algorithmic.
 Joseph Culberson has a nice perspective on such theorems from an algorithmic point of view, and attempts to frame them in the context of complexity theory.
 This factor is the primary justification for replacing the standard algorithmic procedure with an alternative one.

algorithmically
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 And if there can be no proper theory, then the bit string is called algorithmically random or irreducible.
 It is possible to formulate this process algorithmically using graphs and therefore to automate the method.
 Because the computer can generate material algorithmically, it can respond to the user's choices in realtime.
Pronunciation: /ˈrɪðmɪk/
adjective
Pronunciation: /ˈrɪðmɪk(ə)li/
adverb
Origin
late 17th century (denoting the Arabic or decimal notation of numbers): variant (influenced by Greek arithmos 'number') of Middle English algorism, via Old French from medieval Latin algorismus. The Arabic source, alḴwārizmī 'the man of Ḵwārizm' (now Khiva), was a name given to the 9thcentury mathematician Abū Ja‘far Muhammad ibn Mūsa, author of widely translated works on algebra and arithmetic.