noun. on the nose, laid out process or guideline that is certain to fix a particular crisis or handle a chosen job or which is utilized for executing a range of calculations.

ALGORITHM: "Maryann was excited for her last day of Calculus and looked forward to never hearing the word algorithm again."
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