the machine-language output of a compiler or assembler that is ready for execution.
The code produced by a compiler from the source code, usually in the form of machine language that a computer can execute directly. It may, however, be in assembly language, an intermediate code that is then translated into machine language. Compare source code.
- Object-code buffer overrun evaluator
security, programming, tool (OBOE) A tool by R. Banfi, D. Bruschi, and E. Rosti for the automatic detection of buffer overflow vulnerabilities in object code. OBOE can be applied to operating system components as well as ordinary application programs. It was designed for the system administrator to identify vulnerable programs before they are exploited. Being […]
- Object compatibility standard
(OCS) An 88open standard for compilers and linkers.
noun, Grammar. 1. a word or a group of words used in the predicate following a factitive verb and referring to its direct object, as treasurer in We appointed him treasurer, white in They painted the house white, or an interesting speaker in They thought him an interesting speaker.
- Object constraint language
language (OCL) A formal specification language extension to UML. The Object Constraint Language is a precise text language that provides constraint and object query expressions on an object-oriented model that cannot otherwise be expressed by diagrammatic notation. OCL supplements UML by providing expressions that have neither the ambiguities of natural language nor the inherent difficulty […]