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combinator (plural combinators)
- (computer science) A lambda expression which has no free variables in it.
1991 December 20, Henk P. Barendregt, “Lambda Calculi With Types”, in ftp.cs.ru.nl, retrieved 2012-07-15:
- M is a closed λ-term (or combinator) if FV(M) = ∅. The set of closed λ-terms is denoted by Λ0.