object-oriented

[ 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.

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Origin of object-oriented

1985–90
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for object-oriented

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

    Shock and Awe|Harlan K. Ullman
  • Modeling and simulation is also benefiting from object-oriented technologies.

    Shock and Awe|Harlan K. Ullman