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operator overloading

Being able to use the same operator type to perform different operations. For example, arithmetic operators such as +, -, * and / could be defined to perform differently on certain kinds of data. See overloading.



overloading

In programming, the ability to use the same variable for different data types. For example, the variable result could be initially filled (loaded) with a pointer and then with a string of data. See variable.



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