associative array

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  1. a data type consisting of a set of values, each linked to a key, with the pairs stored as a table structure.

Origin of associative array

First recorded in 1970–75

Words Nearby associative array Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024