a line attached to a parachute pack and to a cable in an aircraft for the purpose of automatically opening the parachute after it is dropped.
a line attaching the pack of a parachute to an aircraft, so that the parachute is opened when it has fallen clear of the aircraft
- Static link
compiler (Or “access link” or “environment link”) A pointer from an activation record to the activation record for the textually enclosing scope. A static link is only required in a statically (lexically) scoped language. The number of static links to follow may be determined statically (at compile time). It is simply the difference in lexical […]
noun, Computers. 1. the contents of computer memory that remain fixed until written to or until the power is turned off. static memory Computer memory used by a piece of software that contains fixed information that is not altered while the software is running. See static RAM.
- Static nested scope
programming Where the scope of an identifier is fixed at compile-time to be the smallest block (begin/end, function, or procedure body) containing the identifier’s declaration. This means that an identifier declared in some block is only accessible within that block and from procedures declared within it. This term is used in the Python community. Compare […]
- Static nested scoping
static nested scope