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Definition: FLOW-MATIC

The first programming language that used English syntax. Under the direction of Grace Hopper, later Rear Admiral Hopper, FLOW-MATIC was created for the UNIVAC I in the 1950s. Hopper also contributed to the CODASYL consortium that developed COBOL, which adopted similar programming syntax. See CODASYL and COBOL.