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object-oriented

[ob-jikt-awr-ee-en-tid, ‐ohr‐, ob-jekt‐]
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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.

Origin of object-oriented

1985–90
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Examples from the Web for object-oriented

Historical Examples

  • Modeling and simulation is also benefiting from object-oriented technologies.

    Shock and Awe

    Harlan K. Ullman

  • One interesting application area migrating toward an object-oriented approach is geospatial databases.

    Shock and Awe

    Harlan K. Ullman