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Meaning of TERNARY

Pronunciation:  'turnuree

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

A description of an operator taking three arguments. The only common example is c's ?: operator which is used in the form "CONDITION ? EXP1 : EXP2" and returns EXP1 if CONDITION is true else EXP2. haskell has a similar "if CONDITION then EXP1 else EXP2" operator.

See also unary, binary.

 

 

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