Definition of tuple in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtjuːp(ə)l/


1A data structure consisting of multiple parts.
1.1(In a relational database) an ordered set of data constituting a record.
Example sentences
  • As soon as the lobby server receives a request from the player to connect, it will read all current game tuples from the global tuple space.
  • If no objects were selected, an empty tuple is returned.
  • The most pressing issue is probably the 8KB limitation on each tuple, or database row.


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