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Meaning of INSTANCE

Pronunciation:  'instuns

 
Matching Terms:  instance variable, instancy

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An individual object of a certain class. While a class is just the type definition, an actual usage of a class is called "instance". Each instance of a class can have different values for its instance variables, i.e. its state.

 
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