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dynamic link

<compiler> A pointer from an activation record to the activation record for the scope from which the current scope was called at run time. This is used in a statically scoped language to restore the environment pointer on exit from a scope. To access a non-local variable in a dynamically scoped language, dynamic links are followed until a binding for the given variable name is found.

(1995-03-07)

 


Nearby terms: Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol Dynamic HTML DYnamic LANguage dynamic link dynamic link library Dynamic Object-Oriented Requirements System dynamic RAM
 

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