code golf

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

By analogy with the sport of golf, in which players aim to sink the ball in the hole in the fewest strokes possible.

Noun[edit]

code golf (uncountable)

  1. (programming) A recreational computer programming competition in which participants attempt to implement an algorithm using the shortest possible source code.

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