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derived type

<programming> A type constructed from primitive types or other derived types using a type constructor function. This term is usually applied to procedural languages such as C or Ada. C's derived types are the array, function, pointer, structure, and union.

Compare derived class.

(2001-09-14)

 


Nearby terms: dereference de-rezz derived class derived type DES descender descent function
 

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