mutable

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From Latin mutabilis (liable to change); mutate +‎ -able.

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mutable (comparative more mutable, superlative most mutable)

  1. Changeable; inclined to mutate.
  2. (programming, of a variable) Having a value that is changeable during program execution.
    • 2011, David Flanagan, JavaScript: The Definitive Guide:
      A value of a mutable type can change. Objects and arrays are mutable: a JavaScript program can change the values of object properties and array elements. Numbers, booleans, null, and undefined are immutable.

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Noun[edit]

mutable (plural mutables)

  1. Something mutable; a variable or value that can change.

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Adjective[edit]

mutable (plural mutables)

  1. mutable, changeable
  2. (programming) mutable

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Adjective[edit]

mutable (plural mutables)

  1. mutable, changeable