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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Constructor  \Con*struct"or\,  n.  [Cf.  LL  constructor.] 
  A  constructer. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  constructor 
  n  :  someone  who  contracts  for  and  supervises  the  construction  of 
  a  building  [syn:  {builder},  {developer}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  constructor 
 
    1.  In  {functional  programming}  and  {type 
  theory},  one  of  the  symbols  used  to  create  an  object  with  an 
  {algebraic  data  type}. 
 
  2.  A  function  provided  by  a  {class}  in  {C++}  and  some  other 
  {object-oriented  languages}  to  {instantiate}  an  object, 
  i.e.  to  name  it  and  initialise  it  The  constructor  function 
  has  the  same  name  as  the  class.  A  class  may  also  have  a 
  {destructor}  function  to  destroy  objects  of  that  class. 
 
  (1994-10-20) 
 
 




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