postfix
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈpəʊst.fɪks/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈpoʊstfɪks/
Verb

postfix (postfixes, present participle postfixing; past and past participle postfixed)

  1. (transitive) To suffix.
  2. (biology) To subject a sample to postfixation
Noun

postfix (plural postfixes)

  1. (chiefly, computing) Suffix.
    • 1843, George Moody, The English journal of education ↗, volume 1, page 69:
      Two, or three at the very most, of the prefixes or postfixes are quite sufficient for one day's lesson.
    • 2006, Patrick Blackburn · Johan Bos · Kristina Striegnitz, Learn Prolog Now! ↗, §9.4
      An example of a postfix operator is the ++ notation used in the C programming language to increment the value of a variable.



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