ur-type

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From ur- (original) +‎ type.

Noun[edit]

ur-type (plural ur-types)

  1. A basic, primitive, or original type; prototype.
    • 2003, Cliff Binstock, The XML Schema Complete Reference:
      The simple ur-type is the value of the primitive type definition and base type definition properties of a simple type if—and only ... No simple types not defined in the Schema Recommendation may be directly derived from the simple ur-type.
    • 2004, Richard Monson-Haefel, J2EE Web services:
      The array in the following example is of type ur-type, which is the base type of all the other XML schema types. The ur-type is analogous to the Object type in Java.