mixin

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See also: míxìn and mix-in

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mix +‎ in

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mixin (plural mixins)

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  1. (object-oriented programming) An uninstantiable class that provides functionality to be inherited by a subclass.
    Traits are somewhat between an interface and a mixin, as an interface contains only method signatures, while a trait includes also the full method definitions; on the other side mixins include method definitions, but they can also carry state through attributes, while traits usually don't.

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  1. ^ “Mixin”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1], English Wikipedia, accessed 2012-05-15: “Mixins are synonymous with abstract base classes.”