To surround a section of code with comment delimiters or to prefix every line in the section with a comment marker. This prevents it from being compiled or interpreted. It is often done to temporarily disable the code, e.g. during debugging or when the code is redundant or obsolete, but is being left in the source to make the intent of the active code clearer.
The word “comment” is sometimes replaced with whatever syntax is used to mark comments in the language in question, e.g. “hash out” (shell script, Perl), “REM out” (BASIC), etc.
Compare condition out.
[kom-ers] /ˈkɒm ərs/ noun 1. an interchange of goods or commodities, especially on a large scale between different countries (foreign commerce) or between different parts of the same country (domestic commerce) trade; business. 2. social relations, especially the exchange of views, attitudes, etc. 3. sexual intercourse. 4. intellectual or spiritual interchange; communion. 5. (initial capital […]
noun 1. a concern that investigates for the benefit of its subscribers the financial standing, reputation, and credit rating of individuals, firms, corporations, or others.
noun 1. graphic art created specifically for commercial uses, especially for advertising, illustrations in magazines or books, or the like. noun 1. graphic art for commercial uses such as advertising, packaging, etc
- Commercial at
character “@”. ASCII code 64. Common names: at sign, at, strudel. Rare: each, vortex, whorl, INTERCAL: whirlpool, cyclone, snail, ape, cat, rose, cabbage, amphora. ITU-T: commercial at. The @ sign is used in an electronic mail address to separate the local part from the hostname. This dates back to July 1972 when Ray Tomlinson was […]