algorithmic algorithmic adj. 1. of or pertaining to an algorithm. {recursive} [1913 Webster]

2. definitively solvable by a finite number of steps; -- said of mathematical or logical problems. Contrasted with {heuristic}. [WordNet 1.5]

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