[ob-jikt-awr-ee-en-tid, ‐ohr‐, ob-jekt‐] /ˈɒb dʒɪktˌɔr iˌɛn tɪd, ‐ˈoʊr‐, ˈɒb dʒɛkt‐/ adjective, Computers. 1. pertaining to or denoting a system, programming language, etc., that supports the use of objects, as an entire image, a routine, or a data structure. 1. (OO) See object-oriented programming. See also object-oriented analysis, object-oriented database, object-oriented design. 2. vector graphics.
- Object-oriented design
programming (OOD) A design method in which a system is modelled as a collection of cooperating objects and individual objects are treated as instances of a class within a class hierarchy. Four stages can be identified: identify the classes and objects, identify their semantics, identify their relationships and specify class and object interfaces and implementation. […]
- Object-oriented fortran
language (OOF) An object-oriented extension of Fortran, in which data items can be grouped into objects, which can be instantiated and executed in parallel. It was available for Sun, Iris, iPSC, and nCUBE, but is no longer supported. E-mail: Donna Reese . (2001-03-06)
- Object-oriented language