bound variable

bound variable (plural bound variables)

  1. (programming) A variable that is associated with a value, and therefore a variable that has an allocated storage location. If the programming language implements a representation of a canonical unknown value, infinity, etc., the value bound to the variable may be one of these.
Antonyms Related terms Translations
  • French: variable liée
  • German: gebundene Variable
  • Russian: свя́занная переме́нная
  • Italian: (Peano) variabile apparente

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