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Meaning of ACTOR

Pronunciation:  'aktur

Matching Terms:  actomyosin, acton, actor/singer/waiter/webmaster, actors, actor's agent, actor's assistant, actor's line

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  1. An object-oriented language for microsoft windows written by Charles Duff of the whitewater group ca. 1986. It has pascal/c-like syntax. Uses a token-threaded interpreter. early binding is an option.

    ["Actor Does More than Windows", E.R. Tello, Dr Dobb's J 13(1):114-125 (Jan 1988)].

  2. 1. In object-oriented programming, an object which exists as a concurrent process.

    2. In chorus, the unit of resource allocation.

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