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Short for FORmula TRANslator. It is the original high-level programming language. Common versions include: Fortran 77, 90 and 95. Though very old, Fortran is still a very common language among scientists and engineers.
Fortran 77 is still the most common version.
by Alt+F4 June 24, 2004
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The 'F' word of computer languages!!

This programming language is old and made for punch cards, but has still made it to our college system of present day computer.
I made a counting program using fortran.
by pengin9 September 10, 2006
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