[ob-jikt-lis, -jekt-] /ˈɒb dʒɪkt lɪs, -dʒɛkt-/ adjective 1. not directed toward any goal; purposeless; aimless. 2. having no : an objectless preposition.
noun 1. a practical or concrete illustration of a principle. noun 1. a convincing demonstration of some principle or ideal 2. (esp formerly) a lesson in which a material object forms the basis of the teaching and is available to be inspected
- Object linking and embedding
noun 1. See OLE operating system (OLE) A distributed object system and protocol from Microsoft, also used on the Acorn Archimedes. OLE allows an editor to “farm out” part of a document to another editor and then reimport it. For example, a desk-top publishing system might send some text to a word processor or a […]
- Object lisp
language An object-oriented Lisp developed by Lisp Machines Inc. (LMI) in about 1987. Object Lisp was based on nested closures and operator shadowing. Several competing object-orientated extensions to Lisp were around at the time, such as Flavors, in use by Symbolics; Common Objects, developed by Hewlett-Packard; and CommonLoops in use by Xerox. LMI submitted the […]