Dynamic scoping

dynamic scope


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  • Dynamic scope

    language In a dynamically scoped language, e.g. most versions of Lisp, an identifier can be referred to, not only in the block where it is declared, but also in any function or procedure called from within that block, even if the called procedure is declared outside the block. This can be implemented as a simple […]

  • Dynamics analyzer

    language (DYANA) An early language specialised for vibrational and other dynamic physical systems. [Sammet 1969, p. 628]. (1997-07-20)

  • Dynamic refraction

    dynamic refraction n. Refraction of the eye during accommodation.

  • 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 […]

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