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[ob-jikt-awr-ee-en-tid, ‐ohr‐, ob-jekt‐] /ˈɒb dʒɪktˌɔr iˌɛn tɪd, ‐ˈoʊr‐, ˈɒb dʒɛkt‐/
adjective, Computers.
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 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • 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

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