Definition of object-oriented in English:

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object-oriented

Pronunciation: /ˌäbjektˈôrēˌen(t)əd/

adjective

Computing
(Of a programming language) using a methodology that enables a system to be modeled as a set of objects that can be controlled and manipulated in a modular manner.
Example sentences
  • The Java programming language contains object-oriented features enabling the construction of interface-based application frameworks.
  • Programming manuals for object-oriented languages are all about windows and menus and mouse clicks.
  • The technique of the present invention may be used advantageously with object-oriented languages other than the Java programming language.

Derivatives

object orientation

noun
Example sentences
  • As I wrote in a magazine several months ago, this concept has evolved over the years through structured programming, client/server development, object orientation, components, and on to Web services today.
  • All the powerful looping and control constructs, math capabilities and even object orientation of the scripting language could be available directly to the brain modeler.
  • As object orientation, function overloading, and polymorphism became more common, universities gradually started shifting to teach other computer languages.

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Syllabification: ob·ject-o·ri·ent·ed

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