Programming equivalent of the language spoken by the demons of the inner circles of Hell. Often poorly taught by graduate students to undergrads in science and engineering fields of study, usually under the false pretense that it is usefull for something other than bringing about the end of time. Could be a powerful tool of evil if anyone actually understood it.
Once thought to be derived from the English "matrix
", meaning an array of numbers, and "laboratory
", meaning a place of study. Now known to be a demonic word meaning 'a 3x3 matrix of 6's'.
Bob's eyes were dim and expressionless after completing his Matlab program... a clear sign that his soul had been torn away.